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 Massachusetts

PTA Licensing in MassachusettsAll PTA licensing in Massachusetts is regulated by the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR). However, they utilize a private company to manage their application process, Professional Credential Services is the company you will work with to obtain your PTA license in MA. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Massachusetts.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Massachusetts?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Official Transcripts Directly from School to Professional Credential ServicesYes
Complete PTA License Application through Professional Credential ServicesYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $512
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Massachusetts PTA License Application

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

Massachusetts PTA Contact Info
Contact PCS for all applications and testing information at:
Professional Credential Services, Inc. (PCS)
Tel. 877-887-9727 (toll free)
or 615-880-4225

Why Be a PTA in Massachusetts?

Massachusetts has 5 PTA Programs available, which is pretty consistent with many other states. However, there are many jobs and salaries range from $51,257 to $53,636 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Massachusetts by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Massachusetts:


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