North Shore Community College is making changes!

You can start your application today! As always, there is no cost to apply to North Shore Community College.

For Fall 2020, most of NSCC's courses will be virtual – including online, hybrid, and videoconference – to ensure our community's safety and maintain social distancing. Targeted courses that need to occur face-to-face on campus will occur predominantly in lab based classes, using social distancing protocols.

Help people stay active and healthy in the growing field of physical therapy

Physical therapist assistants are in demand. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of physical therapist assistants is expected to increase 46 percent from 2010 to 2020, much faster than the average for all occupations. NSCC’s Physical Therapist Assistant program prepares graduates to work under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist in a variety of health care settings, including rehabilitation facilities, schools, long-term care, home health care settings, pediatrics, acute care hospitals, orthopedics, and sports medicine clinics.

 Choose from two options:

NSCC's Physical Therapist Assistant program is full.  Fall 2020 application period is closed. 

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NSCC voted Military Friendly for eighth consecutive designation as a Military Friendly School.

 

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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact info@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact pta@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4160.

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

The PTA program at North Shore Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapist Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly please email or call Mary Meng-Lee at mmenglee@northshore.edu or 978-762-4165. 

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