Physical Therapist Assistant Admission Requirements

Physical Therapist Assistant

Associate of Applied Science

Credits Required for Graduation: 70.00


Admission Requirements



Western accepts COMPASS, ASSET or ACT –Testing may be waived with applicable post-secondary credits. There is a $20 fee for this assessment (fee subject to change). If you have taken the ACT, ASSET or COMPASS within the last five years, you can request that your scores be submitted to Western. The testing requirements are:

Assessment Area ACT ASSET COMPASS
English 19 45 75
Reading 20 44 84
Math/Numerical/Pre-Algebra 19 44 58

The following requirements must be completed in order to qualify for acceptance to the Physical Therapist Assistant program:

The Physical Therapist Assistant program is committed to student success and recognizes that taking courses prior to entering the program is a significant contributor to students successfully completing the program. The Physical Therapist Assistant program has a tiered admission with priority given to applicants having documented completion of General Anatomy and Physiology (A &P) 10806177.


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