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 Missouri

PTA Licensing in MissouriAll PTA licensing in Missouri is regulated by the Missouri Advisory Commission for Professional Physical Therapists. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Missouri.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Missouri?
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 exam feeYes, $50
Complete Jurisprudence ExamYes
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Missouri PTA License Application

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

Missouri PTA Board Contact Info

3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 4
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0004
Phone Numbers and Email

866-289-5753 TOLL FREE

Why Be a PTA in Missouri?

Missouri 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 Missouri by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Missouri:


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