Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in West Virginia

Many states require physical therapist assistants to obtain some type of licensure or certification, according to the BLS. Each state sets its own requirements for certification, but typically include earning a PTA associates degree and passing the National Physical Therapy Exam. Physical therapist assistants (PTAs) work under the direction of licensed physical therapists.

West Virginia has three (3) schools which offer PTA education. These schools offer Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant. These schools features offered in full-time day format and culminates in AA or AS degree.


 

Mountain State University

Campus Location: Beckley, WV
School Type: Private

Address: Mountain State University
PO Box 9003
500 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, WV 25802-9003
Phone: (304) 929-1456
Website: http://www.mountainstate.edu/majors/onlinecatalogs/undergrad/programs/physicaltherapistassistant.aspx
Email: gbrown@mountainstate.edu
Degree Type: Associate of Science

Program Features:
- Program culminates in AA or AS degree
- Program is offered in full-time day format

 

Mountwest Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Huntington, WV
School Type: Public

Address: Mountwest Community & Technical College
Cabell Hall #208
2000 7th Avenue
Huntington, WV 25755-0001
Phone: (304) 696-3008
Website: http://www.mctc.edu/bin/doc/guides/associate/physical_therapist_assistant.pdf
Email: carltont@mctc.edu
Degree Type: Associate of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant

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

 

Pierpont Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Clarksburg, WV
School Type: Public

Address: Pierpont Community & Technical College
501 West Main Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301-2818
Phone: (304) 367-4042
Website: http://www.pierpont.edu/schoolofhealthcareers/academics/physical-therapist-assistant
Email: beverly.born@pierpont.edu
Degree Type: beverly.born@pierpont.edu

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

 
 
Information about West Virginia:

The state’s rapid industrial expansion began in the 1870s, drawing thousands of European immigrants and African Americans into the region. Tourism is increasingly popular in mountainous West Virginia. West Virginia was named for Queen Elizabeth I of England (she was known as the Virgin Queen). Sir Walter Raleigh may have suggested this name around 1584.