Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Olympic College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association, 1111 North Fairfax, Alexandria, VA  22314 
Telephone:  703-706-3245
Email:  accreditation@apta.org
Website:  http://capteonline.org

Information Sessions for interested applicants will be presented:

Monday, March 17th - 1:00 p.m. - Poulsbo Campus - OCP 004A
Friday, April 18th - 12:00 noon - Bremerton Campus - HSS 108

Applications available for Fall 2014  (Deadline April 30th, 2014)

(Click on link below for electronic format or printable application)

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Admission Packet


  • Biology& 175
  • Physics 110


  • Chemistry& 121
  • Biology& 241
  • Biology& 242

* All prerequisite courses must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to qualify for admission

Required Support Courses:

  • Math 099 (or higher)
  • English& 101
  • Psychology& 100

*All required support courses must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to qualify for admission

*Preferential status is given to applicants who complete the required supporting courses prior to admission to the professional phase of the program.

The PTA program requires 40 total hours of volunteerism in two different physical therapy settings prior to application for admission to the program.

The PTA program curriculum is structured so that it may be completed in six consecutive quarters, once students have been accepted into the program.

Applications are available online or may be picked up in person at the PTA office located at 1000 Olympic College Place NW, Room 221, Poulsbo.

Program complaints should be directed to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program Director:

Lynn Bartlett, MPT
1600 Chester Ave.
Bremerton, WA, 98337

For further information please contact:

Olympic College
Physical Therapist Assistant Program
1600 Chester Ave.
Bremerton, WA 98337