Physical Therapy offers rewarding opportunities to make positive differences in the quality of people's lives. It is an exciting and growing field with many opportunities for the physical therapist assistant.

Our program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree. The curriculum includes the general education requirements necessary for the associate degree and the physical therapist assistant program requirements. 

You are encouraged to contact Dr. Deanne Yates, Program Coordinator at or 913-288-7865 to obtain the procedure and criteria for application to the PTA program as well as program prerequisites.

We wish you well on your career choice.

Complaints regarding the Physical Therapist Assistant Program should be directed to the Program Coordinator at 913-288-7865 or the Dean of Health Professions at 913-288-7626.


The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Kansas City Kansas Community College is accredited by the

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
3030 Potomac Ave Ste 100 , Alexandria, Virginia 22305-03085
telephone: 703-706-3245

If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 913-288-7865 or email

KCKCC PTA Program Statistics (2021-2022)

Acceptance rate: 85-90% of the applicants are accepted to the program
Graduation rate: 81.5%
Employment rate:  97.87% within one (1) year of passing the NPTE
Ultimate pass rate on NPTE: 96%
First-time pass rate on NPTE: 91.7%

Handbook for Affiliated Clinical Sites

2023-2024 PTA student financial fact sheet KCKCC

Professional Organizations