• Mission

    The mission of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education is to serve the public by assuring quality and continuous improvement in physical therapy education.

    Vision

    The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education is an autonomous, self-governing agency that functions globally to model best practices in specialized accreditation.

    Scope of Accreditation Activities

    CAPTE accredits physical therapist professional education programs offered at the master’s and 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: 7/30/2015
    Contact: accreditation@apta.org