All PTA licensing in Pennsylvania is regulated by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Pennsylvania.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Pennsylvania?
|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||No|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $30|
|Pass Jurisprudence Exam||No|
|Pay jurisprudence exam fee||No|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Pennsylvania PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Pennsylvania, see the board’s online Application form. To apply online, click the icon to the right.
Pennsylvania PTA Board Contact Info
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Why Be a PTA in Pennsylvania?
Pennsylvania has 14 PTA Programs available which is a high number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are good as well ranging from $46,792 to $58,557 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Pennsylvania by clicking the links below.
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