In order to be eligible to apply for state licensure as a physical therapist assistant the student must have completed all prerequisites, PTA, Allied Health, general education, and graduation requirements, and be degreed.

Following graduation, students apply for licensure with the Physical Therapy Board of California.

After successful completion of examinations and all requirements of the Physical Therapy Board, graduates may be licensed to work as physical therapist assistants in California.

Graduates of the Sacramento City College Physical Therapist Assistant Program are also eligible to apply for licensure in other states.