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 Michigan

PTA Licensing in MichiganAll PTA licensing in Michigan is regulated by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Michigan.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Michigan?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Official Transcripts Directly from School to State PT BoardYes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $135
Complete Jurisprudence ExamYes
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Michigan PTA License Application

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

Michigan PTA Board Contact Info

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Health Care Services
Board of Physical Therapy
PO Box 30670
Lansing MI 48909
Phone Numbers and Email
(517) 335-0918

Why Be a PTA in Michigan?

Michigan has 11 PTA Programs available, whichis more than many other states. However, there are also many jobs and salaries are good ranging from $45,923 to $51,788 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Michigan 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