Since 2012, obtaining a PTA license became a requirement to work in Colorado as a physical therapist assistant, a license is available and all PTA licensing in Colorado is regulated by the Colorado State Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Colorado.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Colorado?
|Complete Accredited PTA Program||Yes|
|Send Official Transcript directly from Accredited PTA Program to State PT Board||Yes|
|Complete PTA License Application||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $57|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Colorado PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Colorado, 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.
Colorado PTA Board Contact Info
Office of Licensing—Physical Therapy
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Why Be a PTA in Colorado?
Colorado is a great state for PTAs with 5 accredited PTA Programs available. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $45,000 to $50,000 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapy assistant in Colorado by clicking the links below.
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