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Physical Therapist Assistant


Date of Initial Accreditation of the PTA Program: August, 1996

Accreditation Cycle: April 19, 2011 - June 30, 2021

The Physical Therapy Assistant Program at Darton State College is accredited by the:

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 N. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 706-3245
E-mail: accrediation@apta.org
Website: http://www.capteonline.org

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

Institutional Accreditation
Commission on Colleges of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

The Health Sciences department is responsible for the information on this page.
To inquire about the Physical Therapist Assistant program, please contact Email: Sarah Brinson, PTA, M.Ed.
For questions regarding content, or for further information, please contact Email: Elaine Hambric.

Last Update: October 14, 2016 3:31 PM

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