Physical Therapist Assistant

Train in selected physical therapy interventions under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist. In OCtech's PTA program, you get classroom instruction, hands-on practice in simulated laboratory activities and live experiences on real patients at clinical education facilities. Upon graduation, you will be ready to work in a variety of settings to assist individuals who have lost function so they can live more active lifestyles.

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program (PTA) at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College (OCtech) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:  If needing to contact the PTA Program at OCtech directly, please call Program Coordinator Lynn Fralix at 803-535-1305 or email her at

Program Outcomes

Program Details
Associate in Science - PTA Prep
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