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 Alabama

PTA Licensing in AlabamaAll PTA licensing in Alabama is regulated by the State of Alabama Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Alabama.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Alabama?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Official Transcript and Certification of Physical Therapy Education (CPTE) to State PT BoardYes
Mail passport style photo to State PT BoardYes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $110
Complete Citizen Verification FormYes
Have 2 Character Reference Forms provided by professional colleaguesYes
Pass jurisprudence examYes
Pay jurisprudence exam feeYes, $50
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Alabama PTA License Application

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

Alabama PTA Board Contact Info

100 No. Union Street, Suite 724
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-5040
Phone Numbers and Email
(334) 242-4064
(888) 726-9743

Why Be a PTA in Alabama?

Alabama is a great state for PTAs with 6 accredited PTA Programs available. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $41,000 to $49,000 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Alabama by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Alabama:


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