The Commission on Accreditation for Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) has provided full accreditation status to the Doctor of Physical Therapy programs on the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences (USA) California, Florida, and Texas campuses. The accreditation status is effective through the year 2021, a university news release notes.
The release reports that CAPTE provides specialized accreditation status to qualified entry-level education programs for physical therapists and physical therapy assistants. CAPTE is an accrediting agency nationally recognized by the US Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
USA also notes that CAPTE accredited the first professional USA Physical Therapy program in October 1996, reaccreditated the program in April 2001 and again in 2011.
With campuses in San Marcos, Calif, St Augustine, Fla, and Austin, Texas, USA’s entry-level degree offerings include Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT), Dual Degree Option (MOT/DPT), Part-time Flexible Doctor of Physical Therapy, Part-time Flexible Master of Occupational Therapy and Master of Orthopaedic Assistant (MOA).
For more information about USA, visit www.usa.edu.
[Source: University of St Augustine]