4 Mandatory Hours
26 Elective Hours
30 Total Hours

Learn what's required for your Physical Therapy license in Pennsylvania

This Physical Therapy licensing information summarizes the minimum requirements established by the Pennsylvania Department of State. We recommend you contact the Pennsylvania Department of State for more detailed information or changes.
If you obtain Physical Therapy licenses in multiple states, we recommend you check each state's requirements.

Pennsylvania Physical Therapy: Physical Therapists

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 26
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

Online Info

Mandatory 
  • 2-hours of Law or Ethics for Physical Therapy 
  • 2-hour Child Abuse 

Online Limitations

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

Your Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting hours will bereported to the Pennsylvania Department of State within one business day.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Pennsylvania Department of State
Phone: 7177831389
Fax: 7177877769
Address: PO Box 2649 Harrisburg, PA 17105

Pennsylvania Physical Therapy: Physical Therapy Assistants

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 26
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

Online Info

Mandatory 
  • 2-hours of Law or Ethics for Physical Therapy 
  • 2-hour Child Abuse 

Online Limitations

Roster

Roster Required: yes
Roster Process:

Your Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting hours will bereported to the Pennsylvania Department of State within one business day.

Roster Sent: Every 1 days

Governing Agency

Name: Pennsylvania Department of State
Phone: 7177831389
Fax: 7177877769
Address: PO Box 2649 Harrisburg, PA 17105

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.