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Completion Requirements: Physical Therapist Assistant - Associate in Applied Science Degree Program

Completion Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in courses numbered 1000 and above.

  • A minimum grade of C and a grade of “Pass” in clinical practices must be earned in all program courses.

  • A minimum grade of C must be earned in all general education courses.

  • A GPA of 2.0 or above must be earned each semester while in the program.

  • All program requirements must be completed at ARCC. 

  • You must apply to graduate; meeting all requirements of your degree does not automatically cause your diploma to be issued.

  • A minimum of 69 semester credits numbered 1000 or above.

  • A minimum of 20 semester credits applied toward the degree must be taken from ARCC. This requirement may be reduced from 20 to 12 semester credits for students transferring in at least 8 semester credits from either another MnSCU college or the University of Minnesota.

Program Note: Students who fail to meet the sequence requirements, prerequisites, and academic achievement levels will be dropped from the program.

NOTE: The requirements of this program are subject to change without notice. You are encouraged to contact an academic adviser, Cambridge Campus 763.433.1840 or Coon Rapids Campus 763.433.1240, for course planning assistance and information about transfer credit evaluation.



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