Physical Therapist Assistant
Date of Initial Accreditation of the PTA Program: August, 1996
Accreditation Cycle: April 19, 2011 - June 30, 2021
The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) grants specialized accreditation status to qualified entry-level education programs for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. CAPTE is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Specialized accreditation is a system for recognizing professional education programs for a level of performance, integrity, and quality that entitles them to the confidence of the educational community and the public they serve. Accreditation status signifies that the program meets established and nationally accepted standards of scope, quality, and relevance.
List of Accredited Physical Therapy Schools in the United States
The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
111 N. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Commission on Colleges of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools