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South University, Virginia Beach, Physical Therapist Assistant. Theory in every textbook. Practice in every classroom.

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The curriculum is designed to produce graduates who will meet the following programmatic outcomes:

  • All students will complete all clinical externships with a Pass (P) grade.
  • The Physical Therapist Assistant National Physical Therapy Examination (PTA NPTE) ultimate pass rate will be equal to or above the national average for all graduates (2 year average).
  • All students who achieve a passing NPTE score will seek licensure in their state of residence.
  • 100% of licensed graduates seeking employment will be employed in-field within 1 year of graduation.
  • The results of graduate surveys will reveal overall satisfaction with their preparation at South University.
  • Employer surveys will report South University graduates functioning at a higher-than-average (>4 on a 7 point scale) level in all areas of practice and employability.


South University, Virginia Beach
Outcomes 2016-2017

Graduation rate: 85.3%
Ultimate pass rate: 89.7%
Employment rate: 92.3%