Maryland Physical Therapist Continuing Education

Maryland Accepts Courses


Maryland Continuing Education Requirements:

PT: 30 hrs biennially - Maryland Accepts 30 hours of Online Continuing Education Courses

Special Requirements: : For individuals renewing after June 1, 2015:

  • A minimum of 20 hours shall be accumulated in activities related to clinical skills; and

  • A minimum of 10 hours shall be accumulated in activities related to professional roles, which shall include one hour earned through the completion of the Jurisprudence Exercise.


Please click here for a listing of online continuing education courses specifically approved for Maryland Physical Therapists.


Please scroll down to view courses accepted and their approval code/langauge.  When logged in, as long as your licenses are entered on your account, each course is clearly identified as being approved or not approved.


Continuing Education Requirements for Certified Hand Therapists:  

The Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC) is the governing body that is responsible for credentialing certified hand therapists (CHT). In order to maintain the CHT credential, a CHT must accumulate a minimum of 80 contact hours of professional development activities during their five-year accrual period. Professional development hours may be earned in seven different categories. offers courses in 3 Categories: A, B and C.

Category A - Formal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, 3 hours or more in length. All 80 hours can be earned in this category. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category B - Informal Courses in Upper Extremity Therapy, less than 3 hours in length. Maximum accepted: 30 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.

Category C - Formal Courses with General Clinical OT or PT content. Maximum accepted: 20 hours per 5-year accrual cycle. HTCC Accepts OnlineCE courses.


State of Maryland Continuing Education Requirements

Maryland Continuing Education requirements posted on this page are based upon the most up to date information available. Maryland continuing education requirements are subject to change and therefore, Maryland PT/PTA licensee's are ultimately responsible for being up to date with the Maryland continuing education requirements.


Continuing education courses offered on provide Online CEU for Maryland Physical Therapists (PT) and Maryland Physical Therapy Assistants (PTA). The online courses enhance the knowledge bases of PT/PTA to enhance clinical therapy practice. Free 1 hour APTA approved online home study CE credit course for new Maryland Physical Therapy and Physical Therapy Assistant registered users at