Ohio Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in Ohio is controlled by the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers Board .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Ohio

Follow state requirements to perform physical therapist services, but 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?

File with the secretary of the physical therapy section of the Ohio occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic trainers board a notarized application that includes:

• Name
• Current address
• Physical description and photograph
• Proof of completion of a master’s or doctorate program of physical therapy education that is accredited by a national physical therapy accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.

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

Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers Board

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.