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COVID-19 July 1 Update: The Fall Term Class Schedule has been updated to reflect on-campus and online courses: view Fall Course info. EFSC will reopen its four campuses in August for the Fall Term with many classes online, limited in-person classes and safety measures in place to protect against COVID-19, including a requirement to wear face coverings inside all buildings. Read Reopening Plan details & FAQ. With Summer Term courses underway online, Campuses are currently closed, but essential Student Services are available remotely: See the Virtual Student Services Guide

How to Apply for PT Assistant

Important Note: Due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, the application deadline for the Physical Therapist Assistant Program was extended until June 15, 2020. 

Candidates will be notified of their admission status into the Physical Therapist Assistant Program via their TITAN email by Friday, July 3, 2020. Candidates moving on to the interview will be given instructions on how to proceed.

TEAS testing was available remotely beginning the week of June 8. The deadline to apply to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program was June 15, 2020, but the program will accept TEAS scores until 5 PM on July 1, 2020. Email TEAS results to schroederk@easternflorida.edu. Information and directions on how to register and take the TEAS can be found on the EFSC TEAS webpage.

Applicants for the Physical Therapist Assistant program are evaluated for admission based upon the Admission Criteria and Point System (Review this Selection Criteria). Program entry is once each academic year, with courses starting Fall Term and the program runs consecutively for five semesters.

Application files must be completed by June 15, 2020.  All application materials must be emailed to healthscience@easternflorida.edu by the application deadline. Please carefully review information below that includes updates related to COVID-19 pandemic EFSC Campus closures. 

Physical Therapy Assistant Applicants must be active Eastern Florida State College students. Applicants who have never attended EFSC or who have not completed a course through EFSC in over a year must submit a general admissions application to EFSC before applying to the Physical Therapist Assistant program.

A file ready for the Admissions Committee review must include:

  1. Health Sciences Application to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program
  2. All unofficial transcripts from EFSC and any other schools attended
  3. TEAS scores:  A remote test option is now available. Visit the EFSC TEAS webpage for registration instructions and information. Results must be submitted to schroederk@easternflorida.edu by 5 PM on July 1.
  4. Physical Therapy Experience Forms: See the important COVID-19 Physical Therapy Experience information
  5. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  6. Health Science advisement session card
  7. Group Open House card

Following the application deadline, files are closed to additional information and sent to the Physical Therapist Assistant Admissions Committee for consideration. Incomplete files will NOT be considered for program admission.

Candidates will be notified of their admission status into the Physical Therapist Assistant Program via their TITAN email by Friday, July 3, 2020. Candidates moving on to the interview will be given instructions on how to proceed.

The applicant is responsible for providing all required information prior to the deadline date, including all photo copies.

Equal Access Policy:  Eastern Florida State College is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory environment which promotes equal access, equal educational opportunity, and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sex, gender preference, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veteran status, ancestry, or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. 

EFSC recognizes the rights of students and applicants with disabilities, including those with hepatitis B, under the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.