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 Mississippi

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

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Mississippi?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Official Transcripts Directly from School to State PT BoardYes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Mail passport style photo to State PT BoardYes
Pay non-refundable application, license, exam processing, and fingerprint processing feesYes, $125, $125, $50, & $50 ($350 total) payable to Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy (MSBPT)
Complete Jurisprudence ExamYes
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Mississippi PTA License Application

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

Mississippi PTA Board Contact Info

Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy
P.O. Box 55707
Jackson, MS 39296-5707
Phone Numbers and Email
(601) 352-2918

Why Be a PTA in Mississippi?

Mississippi has 4 PTA Programs available, which is more than many other states. However, there are also many jobs and salaries are good ranging from $43,589 to $52,225 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Mississippi by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Mississippi:


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