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 New Jersey

PTA Licensing in New JerseyNew Jersey Physical Therapy Assistant licensing is regulated by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Like other states, you must first complete an accredited PTA program before applying for your PTA license in New Jersey.

More PTA Info for New Jersey:

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Steps to Become a PTA in New Jersey

Here is a checklist offered by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners to ensure you meet all the requirements to become a licensed PTA in New Jersey. Below are the steps outlined in the checklist.

  • Contact your PTA Program’s registrar and have an official sealed transcript sent to:

State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
P.O. Box 45014
Newark, N.J. 07101

  • Complete your application and send it along with a nonrefundable check or money order in the amount of $125.00 to the “State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners” at the same address as above
  • Include a Passport style photo with your application
  • Complete and return the Jurisprudence and Law Examination included with your application packet
  • Complete the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)

New Jersey PTA License Application

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

Why Be a PTA in New Jersey?

More PTA Info for New Jersey:


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