New Jersey Physical Therapy Assistant licensing is regulated by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Like other states, you must first complete an accredited PTA program before applying for your PTA license in New Jersey.
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Steps to Become a PTA in New Jersey
Here is a checklist offered by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners to ensure you meet all the requirements to become a licensed PTA in New Jersey. Below are the steps outlined in the checklist.
- Contact your PTA Program’s registrar and have an official sealed transcript sent to:
State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
P.O. Box 45014
Newark, N.J. 07101
- Complete your application and send it along with a nonrefundable check or money order in the amount of $125.00 to the “State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners” at the same address as above
- Include a Passport style photo with your application
- Complete and return the Jurisprudence and Law Examination included with your application packet
- Complete the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)
New Jersey PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in New Jersey, 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.
Why Be a PTA in New Jersey?
- PTA Salaries in New Jersey are amongst some of the highest PTA salaries in the U.S.
- There are a lot of great accredited PTA programs in New Jersey
- PTA jobs in New Jersey are available in a number of different industries