Minnesota Physical Therapist Licensing

• 27 March 2020

Minnesota Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

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

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Minnesota

State requirements to perform physical therapist services must be followed, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations as well.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Physical Therapist

General requirements for a physical therapist license?

• Accredited program. All applicants for licensure as a physical therapist must complete a course in physical therapy education accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) or which meets the accreditation requirements of CAPTE, as determined by the board.
• General education. In addition to completion of the accredited program required in subdivision 1, applicants must complete an additional 60 academic semester credits or its quarter equivalent from an institution of higher education that is accredited by a regional accrediting organization. Coursework used to satisfy this requirement may not have been earned as part of the accredited program requirement of subdivision 1.

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

Minnesota 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?

License expired annually

What are fees associated with licensing?


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