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Physical Therapy Basics

What is the NPTE Exam?

The NPTE Exam, also known as the National Physical Therapy Examination, one part of the evaluation process used by licensing authorities. The NPTE is administered by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy. You must pass the NPTE if you are seeking to become a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant in the United States. This applies to candidates who attend U.S. or international physical therapy education programs.

Find more information about the NPTE on the American Physical Therapy Association website