All PTA licensing in Washington is regulated by the Washington State Department of Health. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Washington.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Washington?
|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 with application||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application, license, and state regulatory fees?||Yes, $100 payable to “Department of Health”|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
|Provide a recommendation letter completed by a registered Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant||Yes|
Washington PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Washington, 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.
Washington PTA Board Contact Info
PO Box 1099
Olympia, WA 98507-1099
Why Be a PTA in Washington?
Washington has 6 PTA Programs available which is a higher number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are good as well ranging from $48,173 to $53,686 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Washington by clicking the links below.
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