Physical Therapist Assistant

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is an intensive 5 semester program designed to provide the student with the technical education required to sit for the Physical Therapist Assistant National Physical Therapy Examination. Physical Therapist Assistants work under direction and supervision of a physical therapist. Their duties include instructing patients in exercises and activities of daily living; administering therapeutic modalities, utilization of assistive equipment, and other patient care procedures; communicating with patients, families, caregivers, physicians, and other health care workers; and documenting the patients' status. Licensed physical therapist assistants find employment opportunities in such settings as hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, rehabilitation centers, school systems, sports medicine facilities, and private practices.

Students enrolling in this program are subject to background and/or drug screening. Persons with a felony conviction may not be eligible for licensure based on terms and conditions of the state in which they intend to apply. For further information, contact Stephanie Dotson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-929-5036.

Accreditation

Public Disclosure/Memorandum

Pass Rates and Employment Rates

Program Faculty

Program Information

                    Curriculum  
                    Program Application & Admission Information
                    Application Material
                    Admission Scale
                    Estimated Program Cost                

Printable Information Packet (including application material)

Evaluation Sheets

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

Curriculum Plan

Program Outcomes

Policies & Procedures Manual (student)

Policies & Procedures Manual (Clinical Instructor)

Assessment

                         Program Specific Assessment Surveys

Program Missison Statement

College Mission, Values & Vision

Complaints

Members of the public who would like to submit comments and/or feedback about New River Community & Technical College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program may send written comments to the Department Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Articulation and Transfer Agreements

New River has negotiated a number of articulation agreements with partner institutions so that our graduating students can make a smooth transition into a four-year degree program.  This page provides a list of those partner institutions.

Articulation Area Name of Baccalaureate Institution Total Credit Hours Articulated Original Agreement
Business Admininstration/Mgt Glenville State College 64 pdf

Elementary Education

K-6/Early Education PreK-K

Glenville State College 64 pdf
Academic Program leading to Baccalaureate Degree Bluefield State College 67 pdf
Business Administration Bluefield State College 67 pdf
Elementary Education Bluefield State College 71 pdf
Criminal Justice Administration Bluefield State College 72  pdf
Studio Arts
Interdisciplinary Studies
Recreation/Tourism Management
Board of Governors
Concord University 60 pdf 
Tuition Reciprocity Agreement Dabney S. Lancaster Community College    pdf
Course Articulation Marshall University 72 pdf
General Education University of Charleston 60 pdf
Transfer Agreement WVCTC and Kaplan Kaplan University   pdf
Welding 1 Mercer County Technical Education Center 6 credits pdf

IT Foundations (CAS)

The IT Foundations Certificate of Applied Science will prepare students for entry level careers in the computer industry. The industry recognized certification exams for the CompTIA A+ exam are embedded in this program.  For further information, contact Tricia Hoover at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-929-6702.

REQUIRED COURSES

Number Title Hours
COSC 224 Web Programming 3
COSC 111 Intro to Computer Science 3
ENGL 101 Composition 3
COSC 130 Microcomputer Maintenance & Repair 3
COSC 245 Windows Operating System 3
  First Semester Hours 15

 

Number Title Hours
COSC 101 or BUSN 245 Microsoft Office Applications or Excel 3
COSC 131 Basic Systems Operations 3
COSC 255 Server+ 3
COSC 250 Database Management Systems 3
MATH 109 College Algebra 3
  First Semester Hours 15

 

Evaluation Sheets

2016-2017

2015-2016

Academic Calendar

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

Spring 2017

Summer 2017


2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Summer 2018


2018-2019 Academic Year

Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Summer 2019


2019-2020 Academic Year

Fall 2019

Spring 2020

Summer 2020

 

Business: Accounting AAS

Positions in the areas of general accounting, auditing, payroll, credit, and other specialized fields are in great demand in today’s workforce. The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business: Accounting, is career oriented and designed to provide academic training for entry-level accounting positions in these areas. Students learn to perform such duties as maintaining journals and  ledgers, preparing financial statements and special reports, conducting financial analyses, preparing cost data, and summarizing financial information. Students also gain basic computer skills that will assist them in completing accounting tasks.  For further information, contact Bryan Seldomridge at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-661-5190.

REQUIRED COURSES

General Business: Accounting

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ACCT 201

Principles of Accounting I

3

BUSN 130

Microsoft Word & the Internet

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

BUSN 100

Intro to Business

3

Restricted Math Elective choose from:

3

BUSN 114  Quantitative Business Analysis  
MATH 109  Algebra  
 

Total Semester Hours

15

 


Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ACCT 202

Principles of Accounting II

3

MRKT 210

Principles of Marketing

3

MGMT 210

Principles of Management

3

ENGL 102

Research

 3

BUSN 232

Business & Prof. Communication

 3
 

Total Semester Hours

15

 


Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ACCT 211

Intermediate Accounting I

3

ACCT 215

Managerial Accounting

3

BUSN 201

Principles of Finance

3

ECON 211

Principles of Economics I (Macroeconomics)

3

BUSN 245

Microsoft Excel

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

ACCT 212

Intermediate Accounting II

3

ACCT 250

Tax, Pers/Bus Dec Making

3

ACCT 270

Advanced Computer Applications

3

ECON 212

Principles of Economics II (Microeconomics)

3

BUSN 210

Business Law &Legal Environment

 3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

 

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 

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Student’s attending New River CTC summer session may submit their Summer Financial Aid Application now. Go to www.newriver.edu, quick links, financial aid, financial aid forms, and summer application. Please submit the application to your local New River CTC Office of Financial Aid on or before April 28, 2017.