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Physical Therapist Assistant Technology - A.A.S. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences


Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.


Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience* 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (18-40 credits)  Courses count in major GPA 
Type Course Title Credits
Medical Terminology (3) or
Medical Terminology (1)
  PTST 10000 Introduction for the Physical Therapist Assistant 2
    10001 Principles of Patient Care in Physical Therapy 4
    10003 Clinical Conditions I    2
    11005 Physical Therapy Practice 1
    11092 Practicum in Clinical Education I 1
    20001 Therapeutic Communications in Physical Therapy 1
    20006 Physical Rehabilitation Procedures 4
    20008 Clinical Conditions III 2
Below are additional major requirements for students not declared in the Athletic Trainers Transition concentration.
  PTST 10002 Analysis of Movement 4
    10004 Physical Therapy Procedures I 4
    20003 Clinical Conditions II 2
    20004 Physical Therapy Procedures II 4
    22005 Physical Therapy Seminar 1
    22007 Physical Therapy Capstone 1
    22092 Practicum in Clinical Education II 2
    23092 Practicum in Clinical Education III 2
Type Course Title Credits
  NURS 20950 Human Growth and Development 3
KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
KSS SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology 3
Below are additional requirements for students not declared in the Athletic Trainers Transition concentration.
KBS BSCI 11010 Anatomy and Physiology I for Allied Health 3
KBS   11020 Anatomy and Physiology II for Allied Health 3
  Kent Core Composition 6
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts 3
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3

* Course is waived for students declared in the Athletic Trainers Transition concentration.



Minimum C (2.000) grade for all required courses. All PTST courses require the minimum C (2.000) grade in theory and a “passing” designation in the clinical and laboratory components to progress to the next course in the program sequence




Athletic Trainers Transition concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2012-2013 Roadmap.

I.  CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (39 credits)* courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
  PTST 10010 Transitions in Physical Therapy* 8
  Upon successful completion of PTST 10010, certified athletic trainers are awarded transfer credit for PTST 20003 (2) and PTST 20004 (4) 6
  Kent Core Requirements (transfer credits) 19
  PTST 22010 Transitions to Physical Therapy Practice* 2
    22392 Practicum in Athletic Training Plus Physical Therapist Assistant Clinical Education* 4

* Permission of director required