Application Information

Physical Therapist Assistant


Application Information for Eugene and Table Rock Campus

For any application questions, please email PTAProgram@lanecc.edu

General Program Application and Information Presentation

Recorded 2019 Application Information Session
    1-hour video with recorded question and answer
2019 Application Question and Answer Slides
Distant campus – RCC Table Rock Campus information

2019 Application Opens 2019 Application Closes Notification Date 2019 Application Highlights
March 7, 2019 April 11, 2019

Interview notify: May 6, 2019

Final notify: May 16, 2019

Limited admission (up to 24 Eugene and 9 Table Rock) Oregon residents; Point-based application.

All courses used for points must be completed and included on transcripts to be considered.

Must be available for Interviews May 13th & 14th

All non-LCC courses must meet equivalency on the Transfer Tool or be evaluated for substitution prior to submitting application

Before You Apply:

Are you interested in the PTA program and not sure of where to start? Contact your Academic Advisors at PTAProgram@lanecc.edu. You can also call the Academic Advising Referral Center at (541) 463-3800 for advisors' locations and availability.

Use the Lane transfer tool to determine if prior college courses you completed for credit at another college/university will transfer as equivalent to a course offered at Lane. Academic Advisors at PTAProgram@lanecc.edu can also assist you with reviewing prior coursework

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.

Plan for Pre-Application Requirements and Develop Computer Skills

Before applying, students must complete 16 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.