All PTA licensing in North Carolina is regulated by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners . Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in North Carolina.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in North Carolina?
|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|
|Provide 2 professional references||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $150|
|Pass Jurisprudence Exam||Yes|
|Pay jurisprudence exam fee||No|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
North Carolina PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in North Carolina, 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.
North Carolina PTA Board Contact Info
18 West Colony Place, Suite 140
Durham, NC 27705
Why Be a PTA in North Carolina?
North Carolina has 10 PTA Programs available which is a high number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are mid range as well ranging from $42,874 to $49,554 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in North Carolina by clicking the links below.
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