Georgia Physical Therapist Licensing

• 23 June 2021

Georgia Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in Georgia is controlled by the Georgia Board of Physical Therapy .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Georgia

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?

• Is a graduate of an educational program that prepares physical therapists and which is accredited by a recognized accrediting agency and approved by the board or, in the case of an applicant who has graduated from an educational program which prepares physical therapists conducted in a foreign country, has submitted, in a manner prescribed by the board, credentials approved by the board and who has further demonstrated the ability to speak, write, and understand the English language and has satisfactorily completed a three-month board approved traineeship under the supervision of a physical therapist licensed under this chapter;

• Has satisfactorily passed an examination prepared or approved by the board and has acquired any additional education and training required by the board,

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

Georgia Board of Physical Therapy

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.

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