• Mission

    The mission of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education is to ensure and advance excellence in physical therapy education.

    Vision

    The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education will be the global premier pathway to accreditation in physical therapy education.

    Scope of Accreditation Activities

    CAPTE accredits physical therapist professional education programs offered at the clinical doctoral degree levels by higher education institutions in the United States and internationally. CAPTE also accredits paraprofessional physical therapist assistant technical education programs offered at the associate degree level by higher education institutions in the United States only.

  • Last Updated: 7/12/2019
    Contact: accreditation@apta.org