Clinical Practicum Dates & Schedule

Clinical Practicum Placement in Curriculum

Clinical Practicum Week/Hours Traditional PTA Program Transfer PTA Program
I- PTA 125 1 week /40 hours Summer Semester-1st year Spring Semester -1st year
II- PTA 220 3 weeks /120 hours Spring Semester- 2nd year Summer Semester-1st year
III- PTA 240 5 weeks /200 hours Summer Semester -2nd year Fall Semester-2nd year
IV- PTA 245 6 weeks /240 hours Summer Semester- 2nd year Fall Semester -2nd  year
Total 600 hours    

Clinical Practicums- 2020 

Clinical Practicum Traditional Program
2nd Year Students
(c/o Aug 2020)
Traditional Program
1st Year Students
(c/o Aug 2021)
Transfer Program
(c/o Dec 2020)
PTA 125   July 20-24 March 2-6
PTA 220 Jan 13-31   May 11-29
PTA 240 May 11- June 12   Aug 31- Oct 2
PTA 245 June 22- July 31   Oct 12- Nov 20

Clinical Practicums- 2021

Clinical Practicum Traditional Program
2nd Year Students
(c/o Aug 2021)
Traditional Program
1st Year Students
(c/o Aug 2022)
Transfer Program
(c/o Dec 2021)
PTA 125   July 19-23 March 1-5
PTA 220 Jan 11-29   May 10-28
PTA 240 May 10- June 11   Aug 30- Oct 1
PTA 245 June 21- July 30   Oct 11- Nov 19

Clinical Requests/Placement Annual Schedule

Date/
Timeline
Request/Placement Expectation
March 1 Clinical requests sent to clinical sites
On or before April 30 Request letter with site availability returned to Clarkson College PTA Program
May and June Clinical selections for 1st year traditional program students (May) and incoming transfer program students (June)
On or before July 1 Clinical placement verification letter sent to sites to notify of student/s matched/placed at site
December- January Student contact information sent out to sites accepting a transfer program student for CP I (one-week)
April- May Student contact information sent out to sites accepting a traditional program student for CP I (one-week)
* Ongoing student clinical placement occurs throughout the year for out-of-state and special requests