Exciting new program
Western Michigan University's Department of Physical Therapy is now accepting applications for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, which will welcome its inaugural cohort in summer 2019. This new program allows students to earn their DPT in only 30 months. While the rigorous curriculum presents challenges to students and faculty, we know that our graduates will be highly-qualified practitioners, prepared to meet the challenges of today's PT landscape.
CAPTE pre-accreditation status
Graduation from a physical therapist education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education—CAPTE—is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states. Western Michigan University is seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist education program from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. Learn more about the pre-accreditation status.