All PTA licensing in Illinois is regulated by the Illinois Physical Therapy Association.
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Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Illinois.
PTA License Requirement
Required in Illinois?
|Complete Accredited PTA Program||Yes|
|Send Official Transcript Directly from School to State PT Board||Yes|
|Evaluation of your education by the Foreign Credentialing Commission|
on Physical Therapy (FCCPT)
|Complete PTA License Application||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $100|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Illinois PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Illinois, 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.
Illinois PTA Board Contact Info
ATTN: Division of Professional Regulation
P.O. Box 7007
Springfield, IL 62791
Why Be a PTA in Illinois?
Illinois has 13 PTA Programs available making it a PTA friendly state. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $43,500 to $52,200 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Illinois by clicking the links below.
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