Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Statistics

The Northeast PTA program was established in 1994. The program received a 10 year full accreditation status in 2009. The next on-site visit is scheduled for Fall 2019.

Northeast PTA program graduates are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for PTAs based on the current accreditation status. The State of Nebraska requires graduates to pass this examination prior to practicing as a PTA.

 First-Time Candidate NPTE Pass RateUltimate-Attempt NPTE Pass Rate1 Year Employment RateGraduation Rate
Graduation YearNortheast CandidatesAll U.S. Accredited CandidatesNortheast CandidatesAll U.S. Accredited CandidatesNortheast CandidatesNortheast Candidates
2-Year Average85.1%86.1%100%95.3%100%83.4%


The Northeast Community College Physical therapist Assistant Program at Northeast Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone 703-706-3245; email; website