Physical Therapist Assistant Accreditation


The PTA program at St. Catherine University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 651-690-7823 or email

The program also works in association with:

Comments and Concerns
To offer comments/concerns related to the St Catherine University PTA Program contact Holly Clynch, PT, DPT, GCS at or 651-690-7823.

Program Outcomes

Graduate employment rate 
The three year average of PTA program graduates employed within 12 months after graduation is 100%. The average is based on the graduating classes of 2015, 2016 and 2017. As reported to CAPTE 12/01/2018.

Persistence to graduate
The PTA program's 3-year graduation rate is 88.2%, an average of years 2017 (91.4%), 2018 (83.3%), and 2019 (90.0%). As reported to CAPTE 12/01/2018.

State licensure information
Information regarding preparation for the PTA licensure exam and application for licensure in the state of Minnesota can be found on the following websites:

Licensure Exam Results Summary (as reported by FSBPT 05/18/2020)

2019 96.6%
2018 76.2%
2017 86.7%
2016 88.8%