Physical Therapist Assistant

Accreditation Status

The Physical Therapist Assistant Programs at Allen Park, Flint, and Muskegon are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone:703-706-3245; Web address: www.capteonline.org; e-mail: accreditation@apta.org.

Program graduates will have met the academic requirements needed to apply for the NPTAE licensure exam.

 Effective July 31, 2013, Baker College of Auburn Hills has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a
pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program may matriculate students in technical courses and that the program is progressing toward accreditation. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.

For information about the Licensure Exam see: https://www.fsbpt.org/ExamCandidates.aspx

Mission

Our mission for the Physical Therapist Assistant Program is to graduate students who have obtained the knowledge and skills to become employed as licensed physical therapist assistants and become contributing members of the physical therapy profession and health care team in diverse settings.

Philosophy

The faculty and administrators of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program believe that technical, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills are important components of a quality educational experience. In addition, teamwork, ethics, and problem-solving skills are emphasized throughout the educational experience to ensure graduation of competent physical therapist assistants.

Goal Statement

The goal of this program is to provide students with appropriate didactic and clinical experience leading to successful licensure and entry-level employment in the profession of physical therapy.

Customer Satisfaction Policy

Baker College is an institution focused on customer satisfaction. To that end, any concerns or complaints regarding the Physical Therapist Assistant Program can be sent to the attention of the director of the program on the appropriate campus. The director will investigate the complaint, consult with all parties involved, and provide a response as soon as all information has been evaluated. The program director will inform the Dean of Health Sciences of the complaint, investigation, and what actions have been taken.

If resolution cannot be reached at the level of the program director, the problem will follow the chain of command beginning with the Dean of Health Sciences, followed by the Chief Academic Officer/Vice President of Academics of the campus, the President of the campus, and finally the President of the Baker College System.

Allen Park PTA Rotation Schedule

AAS

Allen Park PTA Program Application and Information

  • PTA Application
  • PTA Course Descriptions

Flint PTA Rotation Schedule

AAS

Flint PTA Program Application Materials

  • PTA Application
  • PTA Observation Form
  • Recommendation Form

Muskegon PTA Rotation Schedule

AAS

Muskegon PTA Program Application Materials

  • PTA Application
  • PTA Observation Form
  • Recommendation Form

Allen Park PTA Program

Accreditation Status: Full Accreditation, next review 2013


  • Applicants for 2012:
    • Full-time program - 67 applicants, 22 accepted into the program
  • Graduates in 2012
    • 15 out of 22 enrolled in 2011
  • Licensure pass rates 2012:
    • 85.71% (12/14) 3 year average 88.57% (2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Employment Status:
    • 100% of available graduates

 

  • Applicants for 2011:
    • Full-time program - 82 applicants, 22 accepted into program
  • Graduates in 2011
    • 20 out of 21 enrolled in 2010
  • Licensure pass rates 2011:
    • 90% (18/20)
  • Employment Status:
    • 100% of available graduates

 

  • Applicants for 2010:
    • Full-time program - 67 applicants, 21 accepted into program
  • Graduates in 2010
    • 21 out of 21 enrolled in 2009
  • Licensure pass rates 2010:
    • 90% (18/20)

Flint PTA Yearly Statistics

Accreditation Status: Full Accreditation, next review 2018


  • Applicants for 2012:
    • Full-time program - 58 applicants, 32 accepted into the program
  • Graduates in 2012
    • 30 out of 32 enrolled in 2011
  • Licensure pass rates 2012:
    • 96.67 % (29/30); 3 year average 88.57% (2010, 2011, 2012)
  • Employment Status:
    • 100% of available graduates

                                              

  • Applicants for 2011:
    • Full-time program - 107 applicants, 33 accepted into program
  • Graduates in 2011
    • 32 out of 32 enrolled in 2010
  • Licensure pass rates 2011:
    • 63.64% (21/33) ; 3 year average 87.88% (2009,2010,2011)
  • Employment Status:
    • 100% of available graduates

 

  • Applicants for 2010:
    • Full-time program - 113 applicants, 32 accepted into program, 30 entered program
  • Graduates in 2010
    • 29 out of 30 enrolled in 2009
  • Licensure pass rates 2010:
    • 67.86 %
  • Employment Status:
    • 100% of available graduates

Muskegon PTA Yearly Statistics

      Accreditation Status: Full Accreditation, next review 2017


  • Applicants for 2012:
    • Extended program - 43 applicants, 20 accepted into program
    • Full-time program - 48 applicants, 20 accepted into program
  • Graduates in 2012
    • 35 out of 40 enrolled in 2011
  • Licensure pass rates 2012:
    • 100%  (3 year average 97%) (2010, 2011, 2012)

 

  • Applicants for 2011:
    • Extended program - 45 applicants, 20 accepted into program
    • Full-time program - 55 applicants, 20 accepted into program
  • Graduates in 2011:
    • 34 out of 40 enrolled in 2010
  • Licensure pass rates 2011:
    • 100% (3 year average 94%)
  • Employment Status:
    • 100% of available graduates

 

  • Applicants for 2010:
    • Extended program - 55 applicants, 20 accepted into program
    • Full-time program - 74 applicants, 20 accepted into program
  • Graduates in 2010:
    • 35 out of 40 enrolled in 2009
  • Licensure pass rates 2010:
    • 93.3% (14/15 passed thus far)
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