Physical Therapy Assistant Guide

Welcome to the PTA Guide, a physical therapy assistant education & career resource. We have everything you need to become a licensed PTA in your state. A few of the helpful things that you'll find here are information resources by state such as tools and info on PTA Schools, PTA license requirements, PTA Jobs, PTA salary data for states & major cities.
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PTA in Maryland

PTA Licensing in MarylandAll PTA licensing in Maryland is regulated by the Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Maryland.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Maryland?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Official Transcripts Directly from School to State PT BoardYes
Mail passport style photo to State PT Board (with application)Yes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $150
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Maryland PTA License Application

Download-PTA-Application-IconFor detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Maryland, see the board’s Application form. To download the form, right click the icon to the right and then click on “Save As” to save the PDF file.

Maryland PTA Board Contact Info

Licensing Administrator
Maryland Board of
Physical Therapy Examiners
4201 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-2299
Phone Numbers and Email
(410) 767-6500

Why Be a PTA in Maryland?

Maryland has 5 PTA Programs available, which pretty consistent with many other states. However, there are many jobs and salaries range from $49,350 to $54,828 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Maryland by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Maryland:


1) Click on any schools below to learn more about their programs
2) Under “Program of Interest” choose “Physical Therapist Assistant” or another degree of interest