Physical Therapist Assistant
*Note: Admission to the Distant Site hosted by RCC is only available for limited duration.
Contact RCC at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and distant site updates.
Admissions and Application Information
Preparing to Apply Information - "Select Log In as a Guest"
|2017 Application Opens||2017 Application Closes||Notification Date||2017 Application Highlights|
|March 7, 2017||April 6, 2017|| |
Interview notify: April 25, 2017
Final notify: May 17, 2017
Limited admission (up to 24) Oregon residents; Point-based application.
All courses used for points must be completed and included on transcripts to be considered.
All non-LCC courses must meet equivalency on the Transfer Tool or be evaluated for substitution prior to submitting application
Before You Apply
If you are not already a student, Apply for Admission.
Learn More about the Program and Career
All program course requirements, degree outcomes, costs, and prospective wages are available in the Catalog Information. Note that application requirements may have changed (see above).
Expectations for student participation in the on-line classroom, laboratory, and clinical environments are available on our Essential Abilities web page.
Change your major to "Physical Therapist Assistant"
From myLane, select the myEnrollment tab and then in the Student Status box select View/Change Your Current Major.
Academic planning and careful work is recommended. Please email questions to PTAProgram@lanecc.edu. Health Professions Counselors and Advisors are available to help you determine what you need to do to meet program or application requirements.
Plan for Pre-Application Requirements and Develop Computer Skills
Before applying, students must complete 25 hours of observation in at least two physical therapy settings (observing a PT or a PTA) and complete all pre-requisite courses for a grade of 'C' or higher. Experience in on-line courses is highly recommended prior to applying to the program. More information about obtaining observation hours is available at: Observation Code of Conduct for Potential PTA Students. Incomplete applications or requests for application exceptions are not considered.
Explore Student Resources
To help students succeed, Academic Learning Skills offers Effective Learning (EL115H): a credit class focused on study skills for students in health careers programs. Tutoring Services offers one-on-one tutoring in a variety of subject areas at no cost to students.
Lane's transfer tool will indicate if a course you took at another college/university will transfer as equivalent to a course offered at Lane.