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 Louisiana

PTA Licensing in LouisianaAll PTA licensing in Louisiana is regulated by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Louisiana.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Louisiana?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Certification of Completion of Education 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, $200 (Or pay $315 for 2 yeas)
Complete Jurisprudence ExamYes
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Louisiana PTA License Application

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

Louisiana PTA Board Contact Info

Louisiana Physical Therapy Board
104 Fairlane Drive
Lafayette, LA 70507
Phone Numbers and Email
(337) 262-1043

Why Be a PTA in Louisiana?

Louisiana has 4 PTA Programs available making it a PTA friendly state. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $40,500 to $50,000 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Louisiana by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Louisiana:


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