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 Oregon

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PTA Licensing in Oregon

More PTA Info for Oregon:

All PTA licensing in Oregon is regulated by the Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Oregon.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Oregon?
Complete Accredited PTA Program Yes
Send Official Transcripts Directly from School to State PT Board Yes
Complete PTA License Application Yes
Mail passport style photo to State PT Board Yes
Pay non-refundable application fee Yes, $162
Pass Jurisprudence Exam Yes
Pay jurisprudence exam fee No
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE) Yes, $370

Oregon PTA License Application

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

Oregon PTA Board Contact Info

Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 407
Portland, OR 97232-2187
Phone Numbers and Email

Why Be a PTA in Oregon?

Oregon has 2 PTA Programs available which is a low number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are mid range as well ranging from $43,629 to $52,841 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Oregon by clicking the links below.

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