Catalog 2021-2022

Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Expenses

The Higher Education Act requires all colleges and universities to notify students and prospective students of the all program costs for which they will be responsible. Students will be responsible for the following expenses:


Admissions Fees

  • Nonrefundable application fee ($25)
  • Program Placement Examination ($75)

Outside Vendor Fees Prior to Beginning PHTA Clinical Courses

  • Immunizations (Approximately $400)
  • Physical Examination (Approximately $100)
  • Uniforms and name tag (Approximately $100)

Semester Fees

  • Tuition ($100 per credit hour)
  • Accident Insurance Fee ($6 per term)
  • Campus Supply Fee ($40 per term)
  • Instruction Fee ($55 per term)
  • Parking Fee ($20 per term)
  • Campus Safety Fee ($25 per term)
  • Registration Fee ($50 per term)
  • Student Activity Fee ($30 per term)
  • Technology Fee ($105 per term)

Throughout the Program

  • Background Checks and Drug Screenings (Approximately $100 per required check/screening)
  • Malpractice Insurance ($11 per year)
  • Textbooks (Approximately $1,500)
  • Supply Fee (Varies — See course descriptions for exact amount)
  • APTA and PTAG student membership ($100 per year)
  • Students assigned to certain clinical education sites may have to pay additional placement fees ($50 per rotation)

Outside Vendor Fees at Program Completion

  • Georgia Board of Physical Therapy Application Fee ($75)
  • National Physical Therapy Exam Fee ($485)
  • Prometric Testing Center Fee ($82.60)
  • Georgia Jurisprudence Assessment Module ($65)

These expenses are based on costs in effect at the time this catalog was published. Prices are subject to change.