South Dakota Physical Therapist Licensing

• 27 March 2020

South Dakota Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in South Dakota is controlled by the SD Board of Medical Examiners .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in South Dakota

Specific state requirements to perform physical therapist services can generally be used as a guideline, but also 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?

• Must be at least 18 years old
• Be of good moral character
• Have completed the application process
• Be a graduate of a professional physical therapy education program accredited by an accreditation agency approved by the board of medical examiners
• Have successfully passed an examination approved by the board

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

SD Board of Medical Examiners

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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