Physical Therapy Assistant Programs Alabama

If you are interested in a career as a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) then there could be no better time to pursue your dreams. The demand for and remuneration of Physical Therapy Assistants has been steadily on the increase over the last decade. Learn how to become a PTA and get started today by reaching out to Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Alabama.

How to become a Physical Therapist Assistant in Alabama

  1. Get a Degree from an Accredited PTA School
  2. Pass both State and National Certification Exams
  3. Obtain your Alabama Physical Therapy Assistant License

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Listed below are some of the top PTA Schools and related programs near you in Alabama.

Get started today by reaching out to schools to receive information on course curriculum, admissions requirements, tuition  etc.

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Top 6 Accredited Physical Therapy Assistant Schools in Alabama

Metro AreaCollegeAccreditationDegree
MobileBishop State Community CollegeSpring 2026Associate of Applied Science
DecaturCalhoun Community CollegeFall 2025Associate of Applied Science
DothanGeorge C Wallace Community CollegeFall 2023Associate of Applied Science
BirminghamJefferson State Community CollegeSpring 2022Associate in Applied Science
MontgomerySouth UniversityFall 2021Associate of Science
HancevilleWallace State Community CollegeSpring 2027Associate in Applied Science

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Physical Therapy Assistant Certification Exam Requirements Alabama

Once you have graduate from an accredited school you will need to obtain a license to work as a Physical Therapist Assistant in Alabama. To obtain your license it is a requirement that you have successfully passed additional certification exams.

Alabama is one of 27 States in which it is a requirement to undertake both aState level exam as well as the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE).

The purpose of the State exam is to ensure that the candidate has a thorough understanding of the local laws and regulations under which they are allowed to work.

The purpose of the NPTE exams is to ensure a minimum standard or knowledge and competence after graduation and before entering into the workplace. The NPTE exams are developed and administered by the US Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT)

Alabama PTA License Requirements

Once you have graduated from an accredited program it is required by Alabama law that you obtain a license to work as a Physical Therapist Assistant in the State. The Alabama Board of Physical Therapy regulates the licensing of Physical Therapist Assistants in Alabama. You can contact the Board directly using the contact details below:

Address: 100 N Union Street , Suite 724, Montgomery, AL 36130-5040
Phone: (334) 242-4064

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Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.
Area: 52,419 sq mi
Population: 4,887,871