Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Outcomes

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.

Data is reviewed and updated annually during each summer semester.

Program Outcomes

2018

2019

2020

Graduation Rate100%100%100%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate (1st time)100%81.3%75%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate (ultimate)100%100%100%
Employment Rate87%100%100%
Program Outcomes: 2-Year Averages

2018-2019

Graduation Rate100%
Licensure Pass Rate100%
Employment Rate93.5%

Contact

Drew Wilcox

Program Director

Email: Drew.Wilcox@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-879-4861

Office: Taylor 208/HPC 318

Kat Preiss

Academic Advisor

Email: Kat.Preiss@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-652-7695

Office: HPC 347

Corrin King-Doyl

Administrative Assistant

Email: Corrin.king-doyl@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-879-4820

Office: Taylor 207