Physical Therapist Assistant Program

Macomb’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program prepares you for a position as a skilled technical health worker, working under the supervision of professional physical therapists.

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education located at 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA  22314-1488. The phone number is 800.999.2782.


  • Structural and functional anatomy
  • Physical Therapy procedures for patients across the lifespan
  • Rehabilitation techniques for various patient populations
  • Communication and professionalism for success in the field


Find out more now with the complete Physical Therapist Assistant Program Description.

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Outcomes

Macomb Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program’s NPTE Pass Rate Information

Graduates of Macomb Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program have consistently exceeded the national average on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE). We are committed to providing quality education and maintaining high standards for our students.

Total percentage of
Candidates who took NPTE
and passed
Macomb Community
College Mean Score
National Mean Score
2013 95.65% 665.63 662.03
2012 100.00% 670.70 641.32
2011 100.00% 655.54 633.09

Graduation Rate: Graduation rates are calculated each year and reflect the previous year’s graduating class.

Year Rate
2012 87.1 %
2011 87.5%
2010 87.5%

For more information, contact the Physical Therapist Assistant program advisor:

Professor Carol Plisner, 586.286.2031

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