Connecticut Physical Therapist Licensing

• 27 March 2020

Connecticut Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in Connecticut is controlled by the Connecticut Department of Public Health PT Licensure .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Connecticut

Specific requirements to perform physical therapist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Physical Therapist

General requirements for a physical therapist license?

• Successful completion of a program of study approved by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

• Successful completion of the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy with a criterionreferenced passing score for the respective administration of the examination.

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

Connecticut Department of Public Health PT Licensure

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?


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