All PTA licensing in Pennsylvania is regulated by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Pennsylvania.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Pennsylvania?
|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||No|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $30|
|Pass Jurisprudence Exam||No|
|Pay jurisprudence exam fee||No|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Pennsylvania PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Pennsylvania, 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.
Pennsylvania PTA Board Contact Info
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Why Be a PTA in Pennsylvania?
Pennsylvania has 14 PTA Programs available which is a high number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are good as well ranging from $46,792 to $58,557 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Pennsylvania by clicking the links below.
- Research Pennsylvania’s PTA Programs
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