PTA Program Outcomes Information

PTA 3-year Graduation Fall 2017 - Fall 2019 Cohorts

  Fall 2017 Cohort Fall 2018 Cohort Fall 2019 Cohort
  N % N % N %
Graduated 34 100.0 32 100.0 32 100.0
Not Enrolled 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 34 100.0 32 100.0 32 100.0

Note: These rates include three-year graduation rates.

Licensure Exam Pass Rates

Graduation Year First-Time Pass Rate Ultimate Pass Rate
2020 87.5 93.8%
2019 96.9% 96.9%
2018 91.2% 97.1%

Note: These rates indicate the percentage of test-takers who ultimately passed the licensure exam.

Employment Rates

Graduation Year Placement Rate
2019 94%
2018 100%
2017 100%

Note: Placement data is gathered six months after graduation. Graduates are exempted from the placement rates in accordance with the standards of the Higher Education Authorization Act due to the following reasons: enrollment in further education, military service, a medical condition that prevents the graduate from working in his/her field of study, family or home responsibilities that prevent the graduate from working in his/her field of study.

Career and Salary Information

The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the Occupational Employment Statistics website or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements. Salaries are not guaranteed.

Career Hourly Mean Wage
State of TN
Annual Mean Wage
State of TN
Physical Therapist Assistant $27.34 $56,870