Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Assessment


Our program is committed to preparing students to be competent and compassionate physical therapist assistants who make a valuable contribution to the healthcare workforce. This commitment can be measured by the following program outcomes:

  • Graduation Rate: Our program is committed to student success; 100% of our students have graduated from the program.
  • Licensure Examination Pass Rate: Our program is committed to provide an excellent educational experience to prepare students for the National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) for PTAs, administered through the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT), Our graduates have achieved a 100% ultimate pass rate.
  • Employment Rate: Our program is committed to prepare students to become a valuable part of the healthcare workforce, meeting the rehabilitation needs of the community in a variety of practice settings. Within six months of passing the licensure examination, 100% of our graduates who have sought employment have found employment as a physical therapist assistant.


Program Outcomes* 2016 2017 2018 2019
Graduation Rates 93.8% 100% 100% 100%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate (1st time) 100% 93.3% 100% 81.3%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate (ultimate) 100% 100% 100% 100%
Employment Rate 100% 100% 100% 100%

*Data is reviewed and updated annually during each summer semester.


Drew Wilcox

Program Director


Phone: 435-879-4861

Office: Taylor 208/Human Performance Center 318

Rachel Harris



Phone: 435-652-7695

Office: Holland 134

Kathryn Preiss

Administrative Assistant


Phone: 435-879-4820

Office: Taylor 207/Human Performance Center 322