More PTA Info for Oregon:
All PTA licensing in Oregon is regulated by the Oregon Physical Therapist Licensing Board. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Oregon.
PTA License Requirement
Required in Oregon?
|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 fee||Yes, $162|
|Pass Jurisprudence Exam||Yes|
|Pay jurisprudence exam fee||No|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Oregon PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Oregon, 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.
Oregon PTA Board Contact Info
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 407
Portland, OR 97232-2187
Why Be a PTA in Oregon?
Oregon has 2 PTA Programs available which is a low number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are mid range as well ranging from $43,629 to $52,841 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Oregon by clicking the links below.
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