• Events, Resources and Contact Information


  • Important Note: Some external links may be inaccessible. People requiring accommodations due to a disability should contact Accessible Education Services at 503-491-6923 or dsoweb@mhcc.edu.

    Events

    Interested in learning more about the program?

    We highly encourage students to attend an information session to learn more about the program and profession. Information sessions are open to the public and prior registration is not required. Information sessions are typically offered October through March. Please check the Physical Therapist Assistant’s main webpage to find more details.

    Ready to Apply?

    Do you have specific questions about filling out your application? Come to an Application Assistance Workshop!

    Program Faculty

    Kristin Kjensrud, PT, MSPT, OCS | Program Director & Instructor | Kristin.Kjensrud@mhcc.edu
    Janet Bakes, PTA, M.Ed. / Instructor / Janet.Bakes@mhcc.edu

    Questions about the program, curriculum, or profession should be directed to the Program Director, Kristin Kjensrud.

    The Academic Advising & Transfer Center

    The Academic Advising and Transfer Center (AATC) offers several academic advising services. Academic Advisers help students:

    • Understand information about requirements for MHCC programs and degrees.
    • Evaluating (unofficial) course work from MHCC and other Colleges and universities
    • Plan course schedules to meet personal needs and program prerequisite requirements.
    • Identify MHCC courses that meet degree requirements at MHCC and at four-year colleges throughout the state.

    Advising.Questions@mhcc.edu | 503-491-7315

    Financial Aid

    Students may qualify for financial aid and are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. This application includes grants, loans, and work study. Information about financial aid, including instructions for completing the FAFSA, is posted on the MHCC Financial Aid webpage. Scholarships are also available. To avoid missing financial aid deadlines and opportunities, it is recommended that the FAFSA be completed on October 1 for the following academic year or at the time of program application.

    Admissions, Registration, and Records

    The Physical Therapist Assistant program is a restricted entry program. If you have questions regarding admission requirements and procedures, please email the Admissions Evaluator at LRadmissions@mhcc.edu, or attend an Application Assistance Workshop during open hours.

    Accessible Education Services

    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA & ADAAA) and Rehabilitation Act Information

    Mt. Hood Community College does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admissions or access to its programs, services and activities. If you have a disability and need accommodations, auxiliary aides, or services, please contact Accessible Education Services at 503-491-6923 or aes@mhcc.edu. Individuals are not required to disclose disability in the admissions process. Accessible Education Services staff can provide assistance and guidance during the application process if you have any questions. Individuals with disabilities are required to meet the essential functions of the curriculum and program with reasonable accommodations. Individuals with disabilities are required to meet the essential functions of the curriculum and program with reasonable accommodations.

    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

    The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws related to equal opportunity and affirmative action in its employment practices, services, programs and activities. The College is committed to providing an inclusive environment and equal opportunity to all persons and prohibits all forms of discrimination based on age, gender, race, color, religion, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran’s status, familial relationship, expunged juvenile record, or other status or characteristic protected by law, or association with individuals in such protected status or characteristic.

    Non-Discrimination

    The College promotes non‐discrimination by maintaining a respectful working and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination and harassment. It is against district policy for any manager, supervisor, faculty, staff or student to engage in discrimination of any member of the College community based on race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, marital status, disability or sexual orientation. The College shall comply with all local, state and federal laws with regard to nondiscrimination.

    Veteran Services

    If you are a veteran, member of the Reserves or National Guard and plan to take classes, you may be eligible for educational benefits through the Department of Veterans' Affairs or Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs. Benefits may also be available to eligible spouses and/or children of veterans.

    The Office of Veteran's Services, located on the main Gresham campus in AC1152, provides a one-stop, centrally located area for students applying for or have questions regarding their veteran benefits.