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 Ohio

PTA Licensing in OhioAll PTA licensing in Ohio is regulated by the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board Licensing . Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Ohio.

More PTA Info for Ohio:

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Ohio?
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 application feeYes, $100 payable to “Ohio Treasurer of State”
Pass Jurisprudence ExamYes
Pay jurisprudence exam feeNo
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Ohio PTA License Application

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

Ohio PTA Board Contact Info

Jeffrey M. Rosa, Executive Director
77 S. High Street, 16th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-6108
Phone Numbers and Email
(614) 466-3774

Why Be a PTA in Ohio?

Ohio has 20 PTA Programs available which is a very high number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are mid range as well ranging from $47,135 to $49,499 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Ohio by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Ohio:


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