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Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Statistics

The Northeast PTA program was established in 1994. The program received a 10-year full accreditation status in 2009 and has completed the process for re-accreditation in 2019-20.

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.

  Graduation Year  
2018 2019 2-Year Avg.
First-Time NPTE Pass Rate: Northeast Candidates 100% 93.3% 96.7%
First-Time NPTE Pass Rate: All U.S. Accredited Candidates 83.9% 84.1% 84.0%
Ultimate-Attempt NPTE Pass Rate: Northeast Candidates 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Ultimate-Attempt NPTE Pass Rate: All U.S. Accredited Candidates 93.6% 92.7% 93.2%
1-Year Employment Rate: Northeast Candidates 85.0% 87.0% 86.0%
Graduation Rate: Northeast PTA Program Graduates 100% 88.2% 94.1%
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