CAPTE pre-accreditation status

Effective April 30,2019, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Western Michigan University has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (269) 387-7352 or email pt-info@wmich.edu.

Candidate for Accreditation is an accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program may matriculate students in technical/professional courses.  Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status does not assure that the program will be granted Initial Accreditation. 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Western Michigan University will satisfy educational prerequisites for professional licensure as a physical therapist in all 50 US states, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.

CAPTE

Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia  22305-3085
703-706-3245 | accreditation@apta.org