Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

06/20/2008 -- CCAC Physical Therapy Assistant Program Receives Continuing Accreditation through 2014

Press Release

PITTSBURGH—CCAC’s Physical Therapy Assistant Program has received continuing accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education through 2014. 

The Physical Therapy Assistant Program, located at CCAC’s Boyce campus since its inception in 1990, is one of more than 230 programs in the country and was the first of its kind in western Pennsylvania. 

The Physical Therapy Assistant Program has over 600 graduates.

Reaccredidation requires the submission of an annual accreditation report. According to CCAC internal statistics, a three-year average shows 88% of graduates pass the PTA registration examination and 100% of those responding to graduate surveys are employed.  

More information on the program can be found on search keywords “Physical Therapy Assistant” or by emailing


About CCAC
The Community College of Allegheny County is the largest community college in Pennsylvania. The college serves nearly 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and certificate programs and offers thousands of noncredit lifelong learning and workforce development courses to more than 35,000 students annually. With four campuses, six centers and online learning courses serving Allegheny County and surrounding communities, CCAC provides affordable access to higher education. The college’s dynamic, diverse and supportive learning environment prepares the region’s residents for academic, professional and personal success in our changing global society.