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Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Requirements

Students accepted into the program will need to pass a drug test, pass a criminal background check. Required immunizations must be completed before students are placed in second-year clinicals. The following courses or their RCC equivalents must be completed with a grade of “C” or better:

Pre-requisites to apply

RCC Course Credits
MTH65 Fundamentals of Algebra II 4
MO 100 Medical Terminology: Introduction 3
BI121 Elementary Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab or  
*BI231 Anatomy and Physiology w/lab 4
PSY 201 General Psychology I or PSY 202 General Psychology II 4
WR121 English Composition I 4
GS104 Physical Science w/lab
Or PH201 General Physics I w/lab or PH202 General Physics II w/lab

*BI231 is accepted for extra points on the PTA program application

General Education Courses

Rogue Course Credits
SP 115 Introduction to Intercultural Communication 4
HE262 First Aid 2: Beyond the Basics (RCC HE252 First Aid/CPR Course approval pending) 3
BI122 Elementary Anatomy and Physiology II w/lab 4

PTA Program Courses - Rogue Cohort

Term Program Course Campus Credits
  PTA100 Introduction to Physical Therapy LaneOnline 3
  PTA101 Introduction to Clinical Practice 1 LaneOnline 5
  PTA101L Introduction to Clinical Practice 1 Lab Rogue 2
  PTA103 Introduction to Clinical Practice 2 LaneOnline 5
  PTA132 Applied Kinesiology 1 LaneOnline 2
  PTA103L Introduction to Clinical Practice 2 Lab Rogue 2
  PTA132L Applied Kinesiology 1 Lab Rogue 2
  PTA104 PT Interventions-Orthopedic Dysfunctions LaneOnline 5
  PTA133 Applied Kinesiology 2 LaneOnline 2
  PTA104L PT Interventions-Orthopedic Dysfunctions Lab Rogue 2
  PTA133L Applied Kinesiology 2 Lab Rogue 2
  PTA204 PT Interventions-Neurological Dysfunctions LaneOnline 5
  PTA 204L PT Interventions-Neurological Dysfunctions Lab Rogue 2
  PTA 280A Co-op Ed: First Clinical Affiliation Various clinical facilities throughout Oregon 6
  PTA 205 PT Interventions-Complex Medical Dysfunction LaneOnline 4
  PTA 205L PT Interventions-Complex Medical Dysfunction Lab Rogue 2
  PTA 280B Co-op Ed: Second Clinical Affiliation Various clinical facilities throughout Oregon 6
  PTA 200 Professionalism, Ethics, and Exam Preparation LaneOnline 4
  PTA 203 Contemporary Topics in Physical Therapy LaneOnline 2
  PTA 280C Co-op Ed: Third Clinical Affiliation Various clinical facilities throughout Oregon 6