Accreditation

  • Accreditation

    Graduation from a physical therapist education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone; 703-706-3245; accreditation@apta.org is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states.

    Effective November 23, 2016, the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Gannon University, Ruskin Campus has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apata.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in the technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.

    All members of Gannon community and all persons outside of Gannon community who want to provide feedback and/or complaints in regards to the Gannon University DPT program in Ruskin can contact the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) website that provides a tab for complaints at http://www.capteonline.org/home.aspx