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Accreditation and Student Achievement Data

Accreditation

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Morton College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 708-656-8000 Ext. 2380 or email alison.gehrke@morton.edu.

Dr. Alison Gehrke, PT, DPT

Associate Dean of Health Sciences
Director of Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Student Achievement Data

Enrollment 2020
  • 30 individuals applied to the program
  • 28 applicants met all requirements for admission
  • 26 applicants were offered seats
  • 24 applicants accepted the offer and entered the program on August 24, 2020

Program Outcomes (2018-2019):

  • The ultimate pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Exam is 100%.
  • The first time pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Exam is 81.25%.
  • 92% of graduates who sought employment were working as PTAs within 1 year following graduation.

Graduation Rate (2018-2019):

  • Class year 2019: 96.2% of students completed the technical program within 150% of the normally expected time.
  • Class year 2018: 100% of students completed the technical program within 150% of the normally expected time.
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