Massachusetts Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in Massachusetts is controlled by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Health Professionals .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Massachusetts

Follow state requirements to perform physical therapist services. Also check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Physical Therapist

General requirements for a physical therapist license?

• Be a graduate of a three or four year secondary school or pass a high school equivalency test deemed acceptable by the board
• Be a graduate of an accredited educational program leading to professional qualification in physical therapy and approved by the board or
• Be a graduate from an educational program in physical therapy chartered in a sovereign state outside the United States and provide to the board such evidence as it may require
•Have passed an examination administered by the board.

What’s the state licensing site for a physical therapist?

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Health Professionals

What are some training programs available for a physical therapist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.