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 Mexico

PTA Licensing in New MexicoAll PTA licensing in New Mexico is regulated by the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in New Mexico.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in New Mexico?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send official transcript to State PT BoardYes
Mail passport style photo to State PT BoardYes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Pay non-refundable application feeYes, $200
Pass jurisprudence examYes
Pay jurisprudence exam feeYes, $25
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

New Mexico PTA License Application

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

New Mexico PTA Board Contact Info

Why Be a PTA in New Mexico?

Aside from New Mexico’s great climate and beautiful mountains, there are a number of reasons you would want to consider pursuing your PTA career in New Mexico.

More PTA Info for New Mexico:


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