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Welcome to The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Howard Community College!

As a Physical Therapist Assistant you will be challenged to be a self-motivated, creative and critical thinker who strives for personal as well as professional growth.  As an important member of the health care team, you will be involved in helping patients achieve optimum function through the professional skills that you will obtain here at Howard Community College.

The program requires a strong desire to learn, a quest for excellence and a realization that learning will be lifelong and ongoing.  The faculty is looking forward to sharing their expertise and knowledge with you in the pursuit of your goal of becoming a PTA.

Prospective Students:

Please click HERE to view our current brochure.

Current Students:

Please click HERE to view the PTA Program Student Handbook

Look forward to discovering  the greatness in yourself.

Ken Crivelli, PT, MA, LAT, ATC
Director, Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Howard Community College celebrates diversity. HCC and its PTA program reflect and respect all differences in age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnic background, and ability/disability as well as the values of equal rights, equal access, and equal treatment.

Effective November 7, 2012, Howard Community College has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 222314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: Candidacy is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation.