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Program Costs/Requirements

Program Costs: Students will enroll at the campus offering the specific courses and will pay regular tuition costs at the campus where courses are conducted. Additional costs incurred for books and fees will vary by semester. Program cost is $7560 (this amount is subject to change).

Program Requirements: Courses listed under A and B must be completed before admission to the program. Course names, numbers and credit hours are specific to the Weatherford campus. Sayre and other institution names, numbers and credit hours may vary.

After successful completion of degree requirements, graduates will be eligible to sit for the National Exam required for state licensure.

A. General Education

SWOSU at Weatherford

  • 1113 English Comp I - 3 hrs
  • 1213 English Comp II - 3 hrs
  • 1043 U.S. History to 1877 - 3 hrs
  • 1103 Am. Govt. & Politics - 3 hrs
  • 1003 General Psychology - 3 hrs
  • 1143 Math Concepts or 1513 College Algebra - 3 hrs

Total Hours: 18 hrs 

B. Technical Support Courses

SWOSU at Weatherford - taken within past 7 years

  • 1004 Biological Concepts with lab - 4 hrs
  • 2104 Human Anatomy with lab - a free standing Human Anatomy class is required - 4 hrs
  • 2304 Human Physiology with lab - 4 hrs
     A Physiology component must be met (programmatic approval is required). Examples for possible approval are  Human Anatomy & Physiology with lab or Exercise Physiology. In the event of a substitution, the Request to Substitute Prerequisite form must be  completed prior to acceptance.
  • 2453 Medical Terminology - 3 hrs
  • 2212 Basic CPR & First Aid - 2 hrs
  • Guided Electives - 2-3 hrs

Total Hours: 19 hrs 

C. Technical Specialty (Once accepted to PTA program)

Semester 3

  • 1012 Intro to Physical Therapy - 2 hrs
  • 1023 Basic Human Needs - 3 hrs
  • 1213 Pain Management I - 3 hrs
  • 1224 Therapeutic Exercise 1 - 4 hrs
  • 2032 Practicum I - 2 hrs 

 Total Hours: 14 hrs 

Semester 4

  • 2112 PTA Systems/Problems - 2 hrs
  • 1113 Threats to Basic Needs - 3 hrs
  • 2013 Pain Management II - 3 hrs
  • 2133 Practicum II - 3 hrs
  • 2024 Ther Ex II - 4 hrs

Total Hours: 15 hrs