All PTA licensing in South Carolina is regulated by the South Carolina Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in South Carolina.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in South 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|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $120 Check Payable to SCBPTE|
|Pass Jurisprudence Exam||No|
|Pay jurisprudence exam fee||No|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
South Carolina PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in South 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.
South Carolina PTA Board Contact Info
P. O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211-1329
Why Be a PTA in South Carolina?
South Carolina has 5 PTA Programs available which is an average number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are good as well ranging from $42,511 to $49,554 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in South Carolina by clicking the links below.
- Research South Carolina’s PTA Programs
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