Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Mississippi

The physical therapist assistant (PTA) is a technical health worker who carries out many patient treatments under the supervision of a physical therapist. Physical Therapist Assistants must have the knowledge and abilities to perform their role within the PT profession.

There are four(4) schools which offer physical therapy assistant education in Mississippi. These schools offer Associate of Applied Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant Technology. The schools program features offered in full-time day format and culminates in AAS degree.


 

Hinds Community College

Campus Location: Jackson, MS
School Type: Public

Address: Hinds Community College
Physical Therapist Assistant Program
1750 Chadwick Drive
Jackson, MS 39204
Phone: 601.376.4825
Website: http://www.hindscc.edu/Departments/health_related_professions/pta/default.aspx
Email: PTChapman@hindscc.edu (Chairperson of Physical Therapist Assistant Program)
Degree Type: Physical Therapist Assistant, Associate in Applied Science

Program Features:
- Program culminates in AAS degree
- Program is offered in full-time day format

 

Itawamba Community College

Campus Location: Fulton, MS
School Type: Public

Address: Itawamba Community College
602 West Hill Street
Fulton, Mississippi 38843
Phone: 662.620.5027
Website: http://www.iccms.edu/programs/pta/
Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science degree in Physical Therapist Assistant Technology

Program Features:
- Program culminates in AAS degree
- Program is offered in full-time day format

 

Meridian Community College

Campus Location: Meridian, MS
School Type: Public

Address: Meridian Community College
910 Hwy 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
Phone: 601-483-8241
Website: http://www.mcc.cc.ms.us/pta/
Email: swelden@meridiancc.edu (Mrs. Soraya Welden – Dean of Student Services)
Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science

Program Features:
- Program culminates in AAS degree
- Program is offered in full-time day format

 

Pearl River Community College – Hattiesburg Branch

Campus Location: Hattiesburg, MS
School Type: Public

Address: 5448 Highway 49 South
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
Phone: (601) 554-5555
Website: http://www.prcc.edu/dphpages/voctech/pta/index.html
Email: pcrowson@prcc.cc.ms.us (Patti Crowson, PT, MS – DPT Chair of the Physical Assistant Program)
Degree Type: Associate in Applied Science Degree

Program Features:
- Program culminates in AAS degree
- Program is offered in full-time day format

 
 
Information about Mississippi:

Mississippi remains the world’s leading producer of pond-raised catfish. The state abounds in historical landmarks and is the home of the Vicksburg National Military Park. For a little more than one hundred years, from shortly after the state’s founding through the Great Depression, cotton was the undisputed king of Mississippi’s largely agrarian economy.