All PTA licensing in Mississippi is regulated by the Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Mississippi.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Mississippi?
|Complete Accredited PTA Program||Yes|
|Send Official Transcripts Directly from School to State PT Board||Yes|
|Complete PTA License Application||Yes|
|Mail passport style photo to State PT Board||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application, license, exam processing, and fingerprint processing fees||Yes, $125, $125, $50, & $50 ($350 total) payable to Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy (MSBPT)|
|Complete Jurisprudence Exam||Yes|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Mississippi PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Mississippi, 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.
Mississippi PTA Board Contact Info
P.O. Box 55707
Jackson, MS 39296-5707
Why Be a PTA in Mississippi?
Mississippi has 4 PTA Programs available, which is more than many other states. However, there are also many jobs and salaries are good ranging from $43,589 to $52,225 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Mississippi by clicking the links below.
- Research Mississippi’s PTA Programs
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