Physical Therapist Assistant

The Physical Therapist Assistant program prepares graduates for entry-level employment as a physical therapist assistant under the direction of a physical therapist. Students are trained to administer physical therapy treatments to individuals who have lost functional abilities due to illness, injury, or disease.


*This Brown Mackie College program is no longer accepting new students. Currently enrolled students can find out more about this program in the Academic Catalog.

Physical Therapy

Program Info

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Brown Mackie College – Fort Wayne is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. Effective April 30th, 2014, the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Brown Mackie College - Fort Wayne has been placed on probation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. Probation is an accredited status; however, probation signals that the program’s accreditation is in jeopardy if the issues identified by CAPTE are not resolved in a timely manner.

Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne
Program Outcomes

Graduation rate (2012-2014): 82%
Licensure exam pass rate (2013-2015): 77.46%
Employment rate (2012-2014): 100%*
* percentage of those who graduated and who sought employment in physical therapy (full-time or part-time) within six months of passing the licensure exam were employed.

To the general public: to submit comments and even complaints regarding your interaction with the Physical Therapist Assistant program please contact the Department Chair for the PTA Program at Brown Mackie College — Fort Wayne at (260) 481-5000.

If you are a Brown Mackie College student, please submit your comment or complaint according to process discussed in the BMC-FW Academic Catalog “General Complaint and Resolution Procedures.”

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*This Brown Mackie College program is no longer accepting new students. Currently enrolled students can find out more about this program in the Academic Catalog.