Tennessee Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

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

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Tennessee

State requirements to perform physical therapist services should be followed, 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?

• Must have credentials evaluated by a board approved credentialing agency.
• Foreign-trained applicants must pass the TOEFL, TWE and TSE.
• Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from a CAPTE approved schoo in the US or the foreign equivalent.

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

Tennessee 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.