CAPTE Accreditation

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

The Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) is an accrediting agency that is nationally recognized by the US 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.

More about CAPTE can be found on capteonline.org

Contact CAPTE

Department of Accreditation
American Physical Therapy Association
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314-1488

703.706.3245; accreditation@apta.org

Mary Jane Harris, PT, MS (Director)
703.706.3240; maryjaneharris@apta.org 

Ellen Price, PT, MEd (PT Programs Manager)
703.706.3242; ellenprice@apta.org 

Eva Donley (PT Programs Specialist)
703.706.3243; evadonley@apta.org 

Tasha Johnson (PT Programs Coordinator)
703.706.3247; tashajohnson@apta.org 

Doug Clarke (PTA Programs Manager)
703.706.3241; dougclarke@apta.org 

Brian Trump (PTA Programs Specialist)
703.706.8593; briantrump@apta.org 

Carey Owens (PTA Programs Coordinator)
703.706.3244; careyowens@apta.org

Complaints

CAPTE considers complaints about programs that are accredited, or are seeking accreditation by CAPTE, and complaints about CAPTE itself. File a complaint.

Accreditation Status

Effective April 24, 2013: The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Lynchburg College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703.684.2782; email: accreditation@apta.org; website, www.apta.org.