Physical Therapist Assistant Program Accreditation

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PTA Program Accreditation


The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program at NWACC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy (CAPTE).

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is an accrediting agency that is nationally recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CAPTE grants specialized accreditation status to qualified entry-level education programs for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.


CAPTE Contact Information:

  • Address: 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
  • Telephone: 703-706-3245
  • Email: accreditation@apta.org

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