Program Outcomes

Evidence of Student Learning

  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

Year of Graduation Number of Students Enrolled Graduation Rate Recent 2 Year Average
2020 15 93% N/A
2021 11 91% 92% (Class of 2020 and 2021)
2022 18 TBD (4/2022) TBD (4/2022)

 

National Board Examination Pass Rates

National Physical Therapy Board (NPTE) pass rates are reported by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy.

Year of Graduation Number of Graduates Graduates Who Passed NPTE on First Attempt First Attempt Pass Rate (2 Year Average) Overall Pass Rate on NPTE
2020 13 54% N/A 85%*
2021 10 89% 68%* 89%*
2022 TBD (4/2022) TBD (7/2022) TBD (7/2022) TBD (10/2022)

*Data reflects scores current to August 2021. Updates will be made as new data is available after the October 2021 exam.

 

Employment Rates

Year of Graduation Number of Graduates Number of Graduates Who Sought Employment, Employed Within 1 Year of Passing the NPTE Number of Graduates Who Sought Employment, Employed Within 1 Year of Passing the NPTE (2 Year Average) Employment Rate for All Graduates
2020 13 10/10 N/A 100%*
2021 10 TBD (7/2022) TBD (7/2022) TBD (7/2022)
2022 TBD (4/2022) TBD (7/2023)  TBD (7/2023) TBD (7/2023)

*Data reflects outcomes current to August 2021. Updates will be made as new data is available.

 

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