PTA Program Outcomes Information

PTA 3-year Graduation Fall 2018 - Fall 2020 Cohorts

  Fall 2018 Cohort Fall 2019 Cohort Fall 2020 Cohort
  N % N % N %
Graduated 32 100.0 32 100.0 18 100.0
Not Enrolled 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 32 100.0 32 100.0 18 100.0

Note: These rates include three-year graduation rates.

Licensure Exam Pass Rates

Graduation Year First-Time Pass Rate Ultimate Pass Rate
2021 100% 100%
2020 87.5 96.9%
2019 96.9% 96.9%

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

Employment Rates

Graduation Year Placement Rate
2020 90%
2019 94%
2018 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.

Two-Year Average Graduation Rate, Licensure Exam Pass Rate and Employment Rate

Graduation Year
Licensure Exam Pass Rate
Employment Rate
100% 92.2% First Time
96.9% Ultimate

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