CAPTE does not accredit, certify, approve or otherwise legitimize the academic credentials of individuals who received their physical therapy education in other countries.
For information related to obtaining a license to practice in the US, visit the Web pages of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy, the Foreign Credentialing Commission for Physical Therapy or the American Physical Therapy Association.
CAPTE currently accredits one physical therapy program in another country:
ScotlandThe Robert Gordon University (1998-present)
CAPTE previously accredited programs at the following institutions:
CanadaDalhousie University (1998-2002)McGill University (1984-2002)McMaster University (1998-2001)Queen's University (1996-2002)Universite de Montreal (1996-2002)Universite Laval (1997-2002)University of Alberta (1996-2002)University of British Columbia (1997-2002)University of Manitoba (1995-2002)University of Ottawa (1999-2002)University of Saskatchewan (1996-2002)University of Toronto (1998-2016)
University of Western Ontario (1996-2015)
FranceCentre European d'Enseignement en Reeducation et Readaptation Fonctionel (1997-2002)
Northern IrelandUniversity of Ulster at Jordanstown (1998-2005)
NetherlandsFontys Hogescholen Eindhoven (1998-2002)Hanzehogeschool van Groningen (1997-2002)Saxion Hogeschool Enschede / University of Professional Education, Hogeschool Enschede (1994-2002)Hogeschool van Amsterdam (1996-2002)
No other programs outside the US have ever been accredited by CAPTE.
Last Updated: 7/24/2019