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.
Department of Accreditation
American Physical Therapy Association
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314-1488
Mary Jane Harris, PT, MS (Director)
Ellen Price, PT, MEd (PT Programs Manager)
Eva Donley (PT Programs Specialist)
Tasha Johnson (PT Programs Coordinator)
Doug Clarke (PTA Programs Manager)
Brian Trump (PTA Programs Specialist)
Carey Owens (PTA Programs Coordinator)
CAPTE considers complaints about programs that are accredited, or are seeking accreditation by CAPTE, and complaints about CAPTE itself. File a complaint.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; website, www.apta.org.