Skills you will learn:
- Patient Assessment and Interventions
- Clinical Problem Solving
- Medical Ethics
- Professional Communication
- Cultural Competence
- Medical Documentation
- Resource Management
Quick Program Facts
- Complete the AAS in PTA in 21 Months
- 2-3 Days Per Week on Our Fort Morgan Campus
- Fall Start Date
- Small Class Sizes
- Competitive Admissions
- Rigorous Curriculum
- Quality Clinical Education Experiences
- Highly Qualified Faculty
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2-Year Graduation Rate
2- Year NPTE Pass Rate
2-Year Employment Rate
Additional Program Requirements
Proof of requirements is submitted through an online record tracking system. See Student Success Advisor for Health Occupations for instructions.
- Pass background check
- The criminal background check is to be completed within 90 days of the first day of the program. Do not complete earlier.
- Health Programs Disqualifying Offenses
- Pass 10-panel drug screen.
- Although possession and use of marijuana is no longer a crime in the State of Colorado, the possession and use of marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Consistent with federal law, including the Controlled Substances Act and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act, the use and/or possession of marijuana continues to be prohibited for students seeking admission or enrolled in a health program at Morgan Community College. Therefore a student with a drug screen showing positive for use of marijuana is ineligible for admission and/or continuance in the program.
- Proof of current immunizations and influenza vaccination.
- Valid American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card.
- Purchase student liability insurance, make payment for clinical ID badge at the College Store.
- Proof of signed MCC workers compensation policy form.
- Appropriate scrubs/uniforms required by program to be purchased through the College Store.
Why Choose MCC’s Program?
2-3 Years to Complete
2-3 Days a Week
Small Class Sizes
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Morgan Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org
If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (970) 542-3225 or email Jeffrey.Coon@morgancc.edu
Physical Therapist Assistant
Jeffrey Coon, MPT
Jeff received his BA from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1989 and his Master of Physical Therapy from Samuel Merritt College in Oakland, California in 1999. He has a clinical background in outpatient worker’s compensation, inpatient orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation, inpatient acute care and several years as both a clinician and rehabilitation director in the home health setting. His areas of interest include balance, fall prevention and vestibular rehabilitation in the geriatric population. Jeff serves as the Program Director and Clinical Education Coordinator in addition to his faculty duties.