Condensed PTA Program for BOC Certified Athletic Trainers

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In the News: Accelerated PTA Program for Athletic Trainers Gives Graduate Flexibility and Career Advancement

The Condensed PTA Program for BOC Certified Athletic Trainers concentration is the only CAPTE-accredited program in the country that uses a hybrid format to add the knowledge and skill set of a Physical Therapist Assistant to the certified athletic trainer competencies.  Learn from experienced and recognized faculty and staff to become a more versatile practitioner by adding to your clinical skill set and improve your earning potential and professional marketability.  Hundreds of program graduates have gone on to further their careers all across the United States.  

  • Accelerated 15-month hybrid/online program
  • Lectures are online without specific scheduled class times
  • Complete three clinical rotations in your home area and six (6) weekend lab experience visits on campus in northeast Ohio

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Application Deadline: March 1st or until all seats are filled. 

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Kent State University at Ashtabula and East Liverpool, and the PTA program for NATA-BOC Certified Athletic Trainers are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call Tiffany Kiphart 440-964-4579 or email at

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