Help people stay active and healthy in the rewarding 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 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.

Priority Application Deadline | February 15, 2022

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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 Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; 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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