N.Y. Education Law Section 6740
Requirements for license as a physical therapist assistant


a.

Application: file an application with the department;

b.

Education: have received an education including completion of a two-year college program in a physical therapist assistant program or equivalent in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations;

c.

Experience: have experience satisfactory to the state board for physical therapy in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations; c-1. Examination: pass an examination satisfactory to the board and in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations;

d.

Age: be at least eighteen years of age;

e.

Character: be of good moral character as determined by the department;

f.

Registration: all licensed physical therapist assistants shall register triennially with the department in accordance with the regulations of the commissioner;

g.

Fees: pay a fee for an initial license of forty-five dollars, and for the biennial registration period ending December thirty-first, nineteen hundred eighty-two a fee of twenty dollars and a fee of fifty dollars for each triennial registration period.

Source: Section 6740 — Requirements for license as a physical therapist assistant, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/EDN/6740 (updated May 31, 2024; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

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Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
May 31, 2024

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