All PTA licensing in Rhode Island is regulated by the Rhode Island Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Rhode Island.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Rhode Island?
|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, $50|
|Pass Jurisprudence Exam||No|
|Pay jurisprudence exam fee||No|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Rhode Island PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Rhode Island, 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.
Rhode Island PTA Board Contact Info
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5097
Why Be a PTA in Rhode Island?
Rhode Island 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 good as well ranging from $51,992 to $52,548 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Rhode Island by clicking the links below.
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