Accreditation/Mission Statement - PTA


The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Jefferson State Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE),  3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: (703) 706-3245; email [email protected]; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (205) 983-5995 or email [email protected].

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Jefferson State Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program is to prepare competent, ethical, entry level Physical Therapist Assistants who are lifelong learners. The Program exists to provide an educational environment in which the needs of the individual student, the community, and other target audiences can be met. We are committed to accomplishing this mission through the use of quality instructional methods including both traditional and technology based instruction, whereby students are assisted to achieve the academic knowledge and clinical skills necessary to serve the physical therapy health care needs of the public.