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 York

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PTA Licensing in New YorkUsing the title “Physical Therapist Assistant” in New York requires a state licensure which is regulated by the Office of the Professions within the NYS Education Department.

More PTA Info for New York:

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New York PTA License Application

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

In order to become a certified Physical Therapist Assistant in New York State you must:

  • be a minimum of 18 years old
  • have good moral character
  • graduate from an accredited PTA program and meet all education and NPTE requirements
  • file an application for certification and pay the application fee ($103 application fee)

Steps to Obtain a New York PTA License

Mail Form 2 To:

NYS Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Physical Therapy Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234-1000

Mail Form 1 and Payment To:
NYS Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
PO Box 22063
Albany, New York 12201

TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS: If you have testing disabilities and require special testing accommodations then see the testing accommodations page for New York.

Why Be a PTA in New York?

More PTA Info for New York:

   

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