PTA Program Outcomes Information

PTA 3-year Graduation Fall 2014 - Fall 2016 Cohorts
  Fall 2014 Cohort   Fall 2015 Cohort    Fall 2016 Cohort  
  N % N % N %
Graduated 30 93.9 32 100.0 31 96.9
Not Enrolled 1 3.1 0 0 1 3.1
Total 31 100.0 32 100.0 32 100.0

Note: These rates include three-year graduation rates.

Licensure Exam Pass Rates
Year Pass Rate
2015 96.4%
2016 84.4%
2017 100%

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

Employment Rates
Graduation Year  Placement Rate 
2015 92.9%
2016 100%
2017 Pending

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