Physical Therapist Assistant

College of Health Sciences

Physical Therapist Assistant

Welcome to Dixie State University’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program’s Web Site!

Please use the navigation headings on the left to learn all you wish about Dixie State University’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program, requirements, contact information, and just about all you’ll need to make informed decisions. And don’t forget the gallery where you’ll meet our most enthusiastic lab assistants!

Mission Statement

Dixie State University of Utah’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program exists to prepare students through comprehensive and quality educational experiences to become physical therapy care providers exhibiting integrity, skill, and caring who serve the community by responding to their rehabilitation healthcare needs. The program emphasizes excellence in human interaction, technical skills, ethical and professional behaviors, critical reasoning, and life-long learning.

Capte Status

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Dixie State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:
Now go ahead, learn all you can from our PTA web site and don’t hesitate to contact us with questions!