All PTA licensing in Massachusetts is regulated by the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR). However, they utilize a private company to manage their application process, Professional Credential Services is the company you will work with to obtain your PTA license in MA. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Massachusetts.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Massachusetts?
|Complete Accredited PTA Program||Yes|
|Send Official Transcripts Directly from School to Professional Credential Services||Yes|
|Complete PTA License Application through Professional Credential Services||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $512|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Massachusetts PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Massachusetts, 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.
Contact PCS for all applications and testing information at:
Tel. 877-887-9727 (toll free)
Why Be a PTA in Massachusetts?
Massachusetts has 5 PTA Programs available, which is pretty consistent with many other states. However, there are many jobs and salaries range from $51,257 to $53,636 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Massachusetts by clicking the links below.
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