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 South Carolina

PTA Licensing in South CarolinaAll PTA licensing in South Carolina is regulated by the South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in South Carolina.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in South Carolina?
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, $120 Check Payable to SCBPTE
Pass Jurisprudence ExamNo
Pay jurisprudence exam feeNo
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

South Carolina PTA License Application

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

South Carolina PTA Board Contact Info

SC Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
P. O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211-1329
Phone Numbers and Email
(803) 896-4655

Why Be a PTA in South Carolina?

South Carolina has 5 PTA Programs available which is an average number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are good as well ranging from $42,511 to $49,554 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in South Carolina by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for South Carolina:


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