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 Nevada

PTA Licensing in NevadaAll PTA licensing in Nevada is regulated by the Nevada Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Nevada.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Nevada?
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
Provide 3 professional referencesYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $225 payable to the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy
Pass Jurisprudence ExamYes
Pay jurisprudence exam feeNo
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Nevada PTA License Application

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

Nevada PTA Board Contact Info

Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy
7570 Norman Rockwell Lane, Suite 230
Las Vegas, NV 89143
Phone Numbers and Email
(702) 876-5535

Why Be a PTA in Nevada?

Nevada only has 3 PTA Programs available which is comparable to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are mid range as well ranging from $49,280 to $51,361 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Nevada by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Nevada:


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