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 Kentucky

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

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Kentucky?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Certification of Completion of Education Directly from School to State PT BoardYes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $200
Complete Jurisprudence ExamYes
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Kentucky PTA License Application

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

Kentucky PTA Board Contact Info

KY Board of Physical Therapy
312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 102
Louisville, Kentucky 40222
Phone Numbers and Email
(502) 429-7140

Why Be a PTA in Kentucky?

Kentucky has 5 PTA Programs available making it a PTA friendly state. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $43,400 to $48,500 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Kentucky by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Kentucky:


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