Openings Remain for Physical Therapist Assistant Program at KC

June 10, 2019

Kaskaskia College has openings remaining for the Fall 2019 semester for its Physical Therapist Assistant Program, according to PTA Program Director Michelle Wessel. The application deadline has been extended to August 16 or until the program is full. Classes begin August 19, 2019.

The PTA program at Kaskaskia College follows a Hybrid Curriculum Model that requires four semesters of study with a short summer session of clinical work. Students spend 16 hours of required general education courses, 41 technical hours, and 17 clinical hours for a total of 74 credit hours. Graduation is in May. There is equal distribution between traditional and non-traditional students.

The mission of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program is to produce an entry-level physical therapist assistant for the labor market while fostering attitudes toward lifelong education and development of skills.

For further program information, contact: Michelle Wessel, PTA Program Coordinator at 618.545.3242 or by email at; or visit the program website at