Southwest Tech Physical Therapist Assistant Mission

The mission of the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College is to prepare knowledgeable, competent, ethical physical therapist assistants.

Graduation Rates (CAPTE): 1st cohort accepted was class of 2013

Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Students Accepted 15 15 15 16 16 13 11
Students Graduated 11 10 9 13 13 8 11
Graduation Rate % 84.6% 76.9% 75% 92.9% 100% 72.7% 100%
Two Year Average Graduation Rate 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
80.75% 75.95% 83.95% 96.45% 86.35% 86.35%

Licensure Examination Pass Rate: 1st cohort graduated in 2013

Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Students who sat for exam 11 10 9 13 12 8 10
Students who passed exam 11 10 9 13 11 8 7
Ultimate Pass Rate % 100% 100% 100% 100% 92% 100% 70%
Two Year Average Pass Rate 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
100% 100% 100% 96% 96% 85%

Graduate PTA Employment Data within 12 months of graduation

Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Graduates 11 11 9 13 13 8
Graduates Responding 11 11 9 13 13 8
Available for Employment 11 11 9 13 10 8
Employed in Related Occupations 10(90.1%) 11(100%) 9(100%) 13(100%) 9(90%) 8(100%)
Employed in Non-related Occupations 1(9%) 0 0 0 1 0
Continuing Education
Two Year Average Employment Rate 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
95% 100% 100% 95% 100%

Salary Data – Related Employment

Year 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Hourly Wage Range $17.00-$28.00 $17.00-24.00 $19.00-$25.00 $18.75-$24.00 $16.00-$35.00 $18.75-$24.00
Median Hourly Wage $20.00 $22.50 $22.00 $22.00 $25.50 $22.00

Respondents in Related Occupations

2018

G L Rehab New Glarus, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Jackson Therapy Partners Orlando, FL Physical Therapist Assistant
Kindered Care Louisville, KY Physical Therapist Assistant
Millenium Therapy Asbury, IA Physical Therapist Assistant
Luther Manor & Grand Meadows Dubuque, IA Physical Therapist Assistant

2017

MJ Care Boscobel, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
HCR Manor Care Platteville, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Aegis Therapies New Glarus, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Reliant Rehab Planto, TX Physical Therapist Assistant
Renewal Rehab Sun Prairie, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Health Pro Heritage Black Earth, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Ortho Rehab Columbia Falls, MT Physical Therapist Assistant
Unity Point Finley Hospital Dubuque, IA Physical Therapist Assistant

2016

MJ Care Boscobel, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Grant Regional Health Care Lancaster, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Achieve Therapy Solutions Juneau, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Moundview Memorial Hospital & Clinics Friendship, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Aegis Therapies - Stonehill Dubuque, IA Physical Therapist Assistant
Reliant Rehabilitation Dubuque, IA Physical Therapist Assistant
Comprehensive Rehab Maquoketa, IA Physical Therapist Assistant
Divine Savior Healthcare Portage, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Aegis Therapies Sauk City, W Physical Therapist Assistant
Aegis Therapies-Good Samaritan Fennimore, WI Physical Therapist Assistant

2015

Aegis Therapies at Maplewood Nursing Home Sauk City, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Greenfield Rehabilitation Agency Greenfield, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Greenfield Rehabilitation Agency Milwaukee, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
HCR Manor Care Platteville, WI Physical Therapist Assistant

2014

Aegis Therapies-Good Samaritan Fennimore, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Alliant Physical Therapy Juneau, Wauwatosa, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Grant Regional Health Affirma Rehabilitation Dubuque, IA Physical Therapist Assistant
Grant Regional Health Center Lancaster, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
MJ Aegis Therapies at Good Samaritan Society Fennimore, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
HCR Manor Care Platteville, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
HCR Manor Care Platteville, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Home Health United Reedsburg, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Mercy Medical Center Dubuque, IA Physical Therapist Assistant
Upland Hills Health Dodgeville, WI Physical Therapist Assistant

2013

Achieve Therapy Solutions Reedsburg, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
HCR Manor Care Dubuque, IA Physical Therapist Assistant
Marshfield Clinic Woodruff, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County Darlington, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Rx Rehabilitation Dodgeville, WI Physical Therapist Assistant
Select Rehabilitation Northfield, IL Physical Therapist Assistant
Upland Hills Health Dodgeville, WI Physical Therapist Assistant