Accreditation and Student Achievement Data


The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Morton College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 708-656-8000 Ext. 2380 or email

Dr. Alison Deasey, PT, DPT.

Associate Dean of Allied Health
Director of Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Enrollment 2022

  • 25 individuals applied to the program.
  • 23 applicants met all requirements for admission.
  • 22 applicants were offered a place in the class; both initial offers and offers to applicants on a “waiting” list.
  • 19 applicants accepted the offer and enrolled in the program.

Program Outcomes (2020-2021):

  • 95.8% of students completed the technical phase of the program within 150% of the normally expected time.
  • 100% of graduates who sought employment were working as PTAs within 1 year following graduation.
  • The ultimate pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Exam is 67.50%.
  • The first-time pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Exam is 52.50%.