Obtaining An RT License In PA

Pennsylvania is one of 49 states that require a license to practice as a respiratory therapist. Please note that the license does not prohibit other healthcare professionals from performing some of the procedures typically done by an RT if their scope of practice includes those procedures.

There are two different categories under which individuals are interested in obtaining a license fall and these categories are listed below. Click on the category which most closely matches your situation and you will be taken to another page with more information:

New RT Graduate (or about to graduate):
Click Here

RT Licensed in Another State Applying for PA License: Click Here