Dixie State University admits qualified students without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy-related conditions, disability, veteran status, or otherwise provided by law.


2018 Application Packet

  • Details regarding the process of application, what is required, fees, etc. will be in the Application Packet
  • Anatomy/Lab and Physiology/Lab must be completed within 7 years of application.
  • Please check back frequently for updated information.

Background Check

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Student Background Checks


The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is a limited-entry program – a maximum of 16 students will be accepted for the fall of each year. Applicants must have taken specific prerequisite courses and take the PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Examination. See the FAQs for further details.


Once accepted into the PTA Program, a resident can expect the approximate cost to complete the Physical Therapist Assistant Program to be $11,000.00. Non-resident costs are higher, for non-resident tuition information please see the Financial Aid Office website. Please note that this is for information purposes only and is likely to change. The approximate cost includes tuition, lab and other fees, and books. For further information and assistance, please see Dixie State University’s Financial Aid Office website.


Students accepted into the PTA Program will be going to school, studying, and attending clinical education for approximately 18 months. Students are advised not to consider employment while in the program. Some individuals are able to work part-time but must have a very flexible schedule that also allows for extended times off. Most students are not employed while in the program.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: