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Physical Therapy Assistant

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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Program length

16 months

Credential

Diploma

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TUITION & FEES

September


Canadian
Total: $9,475.00

International
Total: $26,115.00

 
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 70% in English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent
  • 50% in Mathematics 10C or equivalent
  • 60% in Biology 30 or equivalent
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Admission Requirements

  • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 70% in English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent
  • 50% in Mathematics 10C or equivalent*
  • 60% in Biology 30 or equivalent

* If it has been 10 or more years since you completed Mathematics courses (i.e. Math 10, 20, 30 or Math 13, 23, 33), you will be required to complete a skills assessment, take a challenge exam, or complete upgrading to meet the Math requirement for this program.

Conditional or provisional admission may be granted to applicants who are missing admission requirements after satisfying other conditions. See Admissions Process for more details.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If English is your second language, you must provide proof of English language proficiency (ELP) prior to admission. ELP test results must have been obtained within two years of the start date of your program.

Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following test scores:

  • CLBA: no section score below 8
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5; no section score below 6
  • TOEFL iBT: 84; no section score below 21
  • CELPIP General: 8; no section score below 7
  • CAEL: 60; no section score below 60
  • minimum of 80% in ESLS 8000 or ESLS 8100, and 80% in ESLW 8000 or ESLW 8100; or minimum of 50% in ESLG 1860 and ESLG 1861

Note: ELP is a separate requirement from the English academic admission requirement.

Practicum/Work Experience Requirements

The following are not required for admission purposes, but will be required before you attend your practicum. There may be additional costs associated with completing these requirements.

  • Successful completion of all prerequisite courses, including written and practical exams.
  • The following courses are required; certificates will be awarded upon completion:
    • XHLT 1200. For the duration of your practicum, you must hold BLS for Health Care Provider’s certification that has been completed within the last 12 months.
    • XHLT 1070. For the duration of your practicum, you must hold It’s Your Move certification that has been completed within the last 12 months.
  • Clear Police Information Check. The original Police Information Check must be submitted in person, or by mail. Photocopies, faxes, scans, or emails are not accepted. See Work, Practicum, and Clinical Requirements for full details.
  • Up-to-date immunization record. See Work, Practicum, and Clinical Requirements for full details.
  • Completion of the AHS Information & Privacy online learning module. Sign the Confidentiality and User Agreement on the last page of the module.
  • Read and sign the HSPNet consent form (390KB pdf).

Submit the required certificates and forms listed above (unless otherwise indicated):

Progression

Students must attain a pass grade in each course to progress through the program. Due to space restrictions in labs, students who are completing the program according to the delivery that they initially registered in (fast track, alternate pace, or online) will be given priority over others if class capacity is an issue.

Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses.

Honours Criteria

  • Overall grade point average (GPA) greater than or equal to 3.7
  • The student must not have failed or repeated any courses