Program is fully accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE) and licensed by the Commission for Independent Education (CIE).

The PTA Program at SABER College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: ; website: Complaints about the program may be directed to CAPTE using the above contact information. It is recommended that the college’s Grievance Policy and due process procedures have been followed for complaint resolution prior to contacting CAPTE. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 305-443-9170 or email


Physical Therapist Assistant (Associate of Science)

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program is comprised of 76 credit hours. The PTA program curriculum is designed to provide a combination of theory, skills, and clinical based training for students to develop entry level competency as a physical therapist assistant (PTA). The curriculum includes in-depth study of anatomy, kinesiology, pathophysiology, patient data collection, therapeutic interventions, and patient care. Interwoven in the program design is a clinical education component that provides students with real life learning opportunities in a variety of physical therapy work settings. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the National Physical Therapy Examination for PTA and will be prepared to provide care as physical therapist assistant under the supervision of licensed physical therapists. The PTA program has developed its mission, goals, and objectives to be in synchrony with the mission of SABER, Inc. and specific to the professional community that it serves. The program and curriculum are dynamic in order to meet the changing needs of the community and physical therapy profession. For further information about the PTA Program, please contact the Program Director, Karen Arocha, at 305-443-9170 ext 244 or email

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