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NC Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
Effective May 1, 2020
English Proficiency for Foreign-Educated Applicants

According to the North Carolina Physical Therapy Practice Act and Board Rules, the applicant will show proof of demonstrated English language proficiency by meeting the most recent Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score requirement as ‘defined by the Federation’.  The current TOEFL score requirement as defined by the Federation was adopted on July 1, 2016 and is as follows:


Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
16-07-01 Motion adopted
Adopt the following individual section and total cut scores on TOEFL iBT for both Physical Therapists (PT) and Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA). These scores must be obtained in one sitting.
• Reading: 22
• Listening: 21
• Speaking: 24
• Writing: 22
• Total Minimum: 89

 

For Reference, the following Board Rules are located here


21 NCAC 48E .0110 FOREIGN-TRAINED PHYSICAL THERAPIST APPLICANT BY EXAMINATION

21 NCAC 48E .0111 FOREIGN-TRAINED PHYSICAL THERAPIST APPLICANT BY ENDORSEMENT
 

21 NCAC 48E .0112 FOREIGN-TRAINED PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT APPLICANT
 

21 NCAC 48E .0510 FOREIGN-TRAINED PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT EXAM APPLICANT

 

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