All PTA licensing in Iowa is regulated by the Iowa Board of Physical & Occupational Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Iowa.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Iowa?
|Complete Accredited PTA Program||Yes|
|Send Official Transcript Directly from School to State PT Board||Yes|
|Complete PTA License Application||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $140|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Iowa PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Iowa, 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.
Iowa PTA Board Contact Info
Bureau of Professional Licensure
Lucas State Office Building, 5th Floor
321 E 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Why Be a PTA in Iowa?
Iowa has 6 PTA Programs available making it a PTA friendly state. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $38,700 to $47,600 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Iowa by clicking the links below.
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