1. PTA students will demonstrate the ability to practice under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist in a manner consistent with legal standards, ethical guidelines, and standards of the profession.
  2. PTA students will perform the duties of a physical therapist assistant in a safe manner that minimizes risk to patients, self, and others.
  3. PTA students will implement and adapt a comprehensive treatment plan developed by a physical therapist promoting optimal outcomes for patients across the lifespan.
  4. PTA students will contribute to the community and advocate for the patient with a service-minded approach to care.
  5. PTA students will communicate in a culturally competent manner with other members of the health care team, patients, and their families, and the community.
  6. PTA students will demonstrate a commitment to professional growth and lifelong learning.



Graduation Rates

The average graduation rate for 2022 and 2023 is 93%.

National Physical Therapy Examination Pass Rates

National Physical Therapy Board (NPTE) pass rates are reported by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.
The average first attempt pass rate for 2021 and 2022 is 88%.
The ultimate licensure pass rate for 2021 and 2022 is 76%.
The data for 2023 graduates is not yet stabilized. 

Employment Rates

The program's employment rates are calculated by the number of eligible graduates who sought employment as a PTA and were employed as a PTA within one year of graduation. 
The average employment rate for 2022 and 2023 is 100%.


You can also view CBU’s pass rates on the FSBPT website at https://www.fsbpt.org/free-resources/npte-pass-rate-reports.