Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Missouri

Physical therapy assistant perform massage, balance training and therapeutic methods, such as ultrasound or electrical stimulation. Physical therapy assistants must complete an associate degree and a license, registration or certification through the state of intended practice. The physical therapy assistant associate degree program consists of a 74-credit program preparing students to pass the state-administered national examination required for licensing.

Missouri has five (5) schools which offer physical therapy assistant education. These schools offer A.A.S. Degree: Physical Therapist Assistant and it features culminates in AAS degree and offered in full-time day format.


 

Linn State Technical College

Campus Location: Jefferson City, MO
School Type: Public

Address: 1310 EDGEWOOD DRIVE,
JEFFERSON CITY
Phone: 573.893.1020
Website: http://www.linnstate.edu/academic/pta/index.php
Email: marlene.medin@linnstate.edu (Marlene Medin – Department Chair and Instructor)

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

 

Metropolitan Community College – Penn Valley

Campus Location: Kansas City, MO
School Type: Public

Address: Administrative Center Building, east of the Penn Valley Campus:
3200 Broadway,
Kansas City, Missouri, 64111-2429
Phone: 816.604.4241
Website: http://mcckc.edu/main.asp?P=DP_PTHA
Email: gwen.robertson@mcckc.edu (Program coordinator – Gwen Robertson)
Degree Type: A.A.S. Degree: Physical Therapist Assistant

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

 

Missouri Western State University

Campus Location: St Joseph, MO
School Type: Public

Address: Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Dr.
St. Joseph, MO 64507
Phone: (816) 271-4251
Website: http://www.missouriwestern.edu/pta/
Email: raffen@missouriwestern.edu (Maureen Raffensperger, PT, OCS, MS
Director – PTA Program and Associate Professor)
Degree Type: A.A.S. Degree: Physical Therapist Assistant

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

 

Ozarks Technical Community College

Campus Location: Springfield, MO
School Type: Public

Address: Richwood Valley campus
3369 W. Jackson St.
Ozark, MO 65721.
Phone: 417-447-7871
Website: http://www.otc.edu/alliedhealth/1904.php
Email: crockerr@otc.edu (Program Director – Becky Crocker, P.T., D.P.T)
Degree Type: A.A.S. Degree: Physical Therapist Assistant

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

 

St Louis Community College at Meramec

Campus Location: St Louis, MO
School Type: Public

Address: St Louis Community College
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122
Phone: 314-984-7385
Website: http://www.stlcc.edu/programs/Physical_Therapist_Assistant/index.html
Email: jhigh@stlcc.edu (Julie High, PTA Program Director)
Degree Type: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant

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

 
 
Information about Missouri:

Missouri mines produce 90% of the nation’s principal (non-recycled) lead supply. Other natural resources include iron ore, zinc, barite, limestone, and timber, Missouri’s economy is highly diversified. Tourism draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to a number of Missouri points of interest. State is named after Missouri Indian tribe whose name means “town of the large canoes”.