All PTA licensing in Louisiana is regulated by the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Louisiana.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Louisiana?
|Complete Accredited PTA Program||Yes|
|Send Certification of Completion of Education Directly from School to State PT Board||Yes|
|Mail passport style photo to State PT Board (with application)||Yes|
|Complete PTA License Application||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $200 (Or pay $315 for 2 yeas)|
|Complete Jurisprudence Exam||Yes|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Louisiana PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Louisiana, see the board’s Application instructions. To download a checklist for getting your license, right click the icon to the right and then click on “Save As” to save the PDF file.
Louisiana PTA Board Contact Info
104 Fairlane Drive
Lafayette, LA 70507
Why Be a PTA in Louisiana?
Louisiana has 4 PTA Programs available making it a PTA friendly state. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $40,500 to $50,000 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Louisiana by clicking the links below.
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