Apply to Shawnee State University.
Apply to the PTA Program.
Submit official transcripts from high school,
previous colleges, and universities.
Possess an overall GPA of 2.66.
Possess a science/math GPA of 2.66.
composite score on ACT of 18 or equivalent SAT.
Confirmed Bachelor degree applicants do not need an
800-1500 word essay stating career goals and why you
are interested in becoming a PTA.
Perform 40 hours
of job shadowing in a minimum of two different PT
settings with a licensed PT or PTA (20 hours in each
Submit at least
evaluations from licensed PT/PTA confirming job
(Evaluation forms are in PTA application packet).
applicants must participate
in group interview - notification of date/time will
be prearranged. (Not all qualified applicants are
guaranteed an interview.)
If applying with
less than 24 college semester credit hours,
applicants must have a minimum of high school level
Algebra, Biology, and Chemistry, as well as a third
higher level science, i.e. Physics, Biology 2,
Chemistry 2, Anatomy & Physiology, Marine Science,
etc. with a grade of C or better.
applying with more than 24 college semester
credit hours must have a minimum of Algebra,
Biology, Chemistry at the high school level, but
third science is not required as it will be taken
while in the program. Must have a grade of C
or better to qualify.
submission of ALL application materials to the
Admissions department by April 1st of the preceding
Walker, PTA Program Leader at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 740/351-3428 for further