All PTA licensing in Alabama is regulated by the State of Alabama Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Alabama.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Alabama?
|Complete Accredited PTA Program||Yes|
|Send Official Transcript and Certification of Physical Therapy Education (CPTE) to State PT Board||Yes|
|Mail passport style photo to State PT Board||Yes|
|Complete PTA License Application||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $110|
|Complete Citizen Verification Form||Yes|
|Have 2 Character Reference Forms provided by professional colleagues||Yes|
|Pass jurisprudence exam||Yes|
|Pay jurisprudence exam fee||Yes, $50|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Alabama PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Alabama, 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.
Alabama PTA Board Contact Info
100 No. Union Street, Suite 724
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-5040
Why Be a PTA in Alabama?
Alabama is a great state for PTAs with 6 accredited PTA Programs available. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $41,000 to $49,000 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Alabama by clicking the links below.
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