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VC’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program schedules Info Session

Victoria College will host a Physical Therapist Assistant Information Session on Oct. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Victoria College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program will hold an Information Session from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22 in Room 132 at VC’s Health Sciences Center.

The free event is open to the public. Prospective students can get information regarding admission requirements, prerequisites, curriculum changes, course requirements, estimated tuition/fees and financial assistance.

VC’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program offers a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree. Successful completion of the PTA Program will enable graduates to take the National Physical Therapist Assistant licensing examination. Approximately 16 to 18 students are accepted each year into the program, according to PTA Program Chair Dr. Laura Crandall.

Physical therapist assistants work under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist to provide services for patients who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. PTAs are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health, nursing homes, schools and sports facilities. 

Victoria College’s Health Sciences Center is located on VC’s Main Campus at 2200 E. Red River Street in Victoria. The facility can be accessed through Entrances 8 and 9 on Red River Street.

Due to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, guests will be required to wear a facial covering, have their temperatures taken and pass a health screening before entering any Victoria College facility. Social distancing will also be required.

For more information on Victoria College’s PTA Program, call (361) 572-6497 or email Frances.Vasquez@VictoriaCollege.edu.