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Enrollment Center
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 (deaf/hh: use 711 relay)
FAX: (608) 243-4353
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closure notice:

All services will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 3 - Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day. Regular service hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

HOURS:

Extended service hours will be offered on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and on Monday, Aug. 29 - Thursday, Sept. 1 until 6 p.m. Regular service hours will resume on Friday, Sept. 2.

Monday - Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

In-person
Monday - Thursday: 8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admission Requirements

Physical Therapist Assistant

Applicants must complete the admissions process and meet the admission requirements below to be considered for admission.

Select the appropriate tab below to see application dates and materials by term.

Spring 2017

Application Dates

  • Application available on February 1, 2016
  • Application review begins after March 15, 2016
  • Application completion deadline is March 15, 2016

Admission Requirements

All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

1. Admissions Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

International students who wish to attend Madison College must complete the International Student Admission Application to apply for an F-1 or M-1 student visa.

2. Application Fee
An application fee is required at the time an application is submitted.

3. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

  • High school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
  • GED/HSED score report
  • College transcript showing an associate degree or higher

Applicants that have attended other higher education institutions must also submit a transcript from each college/university attended.

Transcripts must show the following course requirements. Only grades of C or better will be accepted; a C- will not be considered. Applicants will not be allowed more than one unsuccessful attempt (C- or below) in any one subject area within the last five years.

a) Algebra: One semester of algebra taken in college with a grade of C or better OR satisfactory math TEAS-V or ACT test scores (see below). Madison College courses that satisfy this requirement are:

  • Elementary Algebra with Apps (10-834-110)
  • College Math (10-804-107)
  • Mathematical Reasoning (10-804-134)
  • Applied Math for Chemistry (77-854-756) or higher

b) Chemistry: One year of high school chemistry with lab components OR one semester of college-level chemistry with a grade of C or better. Madison College courses that satisfy this requirement are:

  • General Chemistry (10-806-134) or higher
  • Liberal Arts Chemistry (20-806-200) does not satisfy this requirement
  • High school chemistry classes must be college-preparatory; Chemistry for the Community or similar classes do not satisfy this requirement. 

c) Biology: One year of high school biology with lab components OR one semester of college-level biology with a grade of C or better. Madison College courses that satisfy this requirement are:

  • General Anatomy & Physiology (20-806-206) or higher

d) English:

  • Currently enrolled high school students: Six semesters of high school English, including one writing course, with a grade of C or higher for each course.
  • High school graduates: Eight semesters of high school English, including one writing course, with a grade of C or higher OR one college-level English course (Written Communication or English 1) with a C or higher.
  • Applicants who have not met the English requirement may satisfy the admissions requirement by earning a grade of C or higher in Written Communications (10-801-195) or English 1 (20-801-201).

4. Official Test Scores
Submit official TEAS-V or ACT scores. Minimum test score requirements must be from September 1, 2013, to present:

  • TEAS-V: Composite 58.7%, Reading 69%, Math 63.3%, Science 45.8%, English/Language Usage 60%
  • ACT: 20 or higher composite score and all sub-scores

Testing may be waived on a case-by-case basis if applicants have a bachelor’s degree or higher in a related biological science.

Fall 2017

After completing the admissions process, qualified applicants will be admitted in a pre-petition status and should then complete the Start of Semester Checklist. Applicants will then be selected for entry into core program courses through the petition process. Petition requirements vary by program, review the Physical Therapist Assistant Petition Requirements for details.

Application Dates

  • Application available on September 15, 2016
  • Application review begins after October 15, 2016
  • Application completion deadline is December 15, 2016

Application Requirements

All materials must be sumitted by the application deadline.

1. Admission Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

International students who wish to attend Madison College must complete the International Student Admission Application to apply for an F-1 or M-1 student visa.

2. Application Fee
An application fee is required at the time your application is submitted.

3. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

  • high school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
  • GED/HSED score report
  • college transcript showing an associate degree or higher

Applicants that have attended other higher education institutions should submit official transcripts from each college/university attended.

4. Academic Requirement
Official transcripts must show one of the following academic requirements:

  • Cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale with a minimum of 6 credits
  • ACT composite score of 20+ (From September 1, 2013 to present)
  • TEAS composite score 58.7%+ (From September 1, 2013 to present)
  • GED/HSED score report
Spring 2018

After completing the admission process, qualified applicants will be admitted in a pre-petition status and should then complete the Start of Semester Checklist. Applicants will then be selected for entry into core program courses through the petition process. Petition requirements vary by program, review the Physical Therapist Assistant Petition Requirements for details.

Application Dates

  • Application available on February 1, 2017
  • Application review begins after March 15, 2017
  • Application completion deadline is April 15, 2017

Application Requirements

All materials must be sumitted by the application deadline.

1. Admission Application
The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

International students who wish to attend Madison College must complete the International Student Admission Application to apply for an F-1 or M-1 student visa.

2. Application Fee
An application fee is required at the time your application is submitted.

3. Education Completion
Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

  • high school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript)
  • GED/HSED score report
  • college transcript showing an associate degree or higher

Applicants that have attended other higher education institutions should submit official transcripts from each college/university attended.

4. Academic Requirement
Official transcripts must show one of the following academic requirements:

  • Cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale with a minimum of 6 credits
  • ACT composite score of 20+ (From  January 1, 2014 to present)
  • TEAS composite score 58.7%+ (From  January 1, 2014 to present)
  • GED/HSED score report

Residency Requirement

Per Wisconsin Statute TCS-10, because the application deadline for this program is prior to January 1st for fall and after May 1 for spring:

  • Out-of-state residents and non-district state residents (including Minnesota residents) are not eligible for admission consideration to this program due to its early application deadline.
  • Only residents of the Madison College District are eligible for admission consideration for this program.

Learn more about residency determination and program availability.

Additional Note(s)

Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to program curriculum for details.