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 Colorado

PTA Licensing in ColoradoAlthough obtaining a PTA license is not a requirement to work in Colorado as a physical therapist assistant, a license is available and all PTA licensing in Colorado is regulated by the Colorado State Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Colorado.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Colorado?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Official Transcript directly from Accredited PTA Program to State PT BoardYes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $57
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Colorado PTA License Application

Download-PTA-Application-IconFor detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Colorado, 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.

Colorado PTA Board Contact Info

Colorado Division of Professions and Occupations
Office of Licensing—Physical Therapy
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone Numbers and Email
(303) 894-7800

Why Be a PTA in Colorado?

Colorado is a great state for PTAs with 5 accredited PTA Programs available. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $45,000 to $50,000 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapy assistant in Colorado by clicking the links below.

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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