Accreditation

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) at Marquette University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: (703) 706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call (414) 288-7161 or email diane.slaughter@marquette.edu.

The accreditation period will last until December 31, 2026. The CAPTE accreditation applies only to the DPT program and not to the  Exercise and Rehabilitation Graduate Program nor to the Marquette University Neurologic PT Residency Program Co-sponsored by Zablocki VA Medical Center. The Neurologic Residency program is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education until November 30, 2025.

Current Accreditation Status: Accreditation
Five-year history: Accreditation


 

State Licensure/Certification Disclosure

The program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands secondary to its accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, based on the following:

CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, students graduating from CAPTE-accredited physical therapist and physical therapist assistant education programs are eligible to take the National Physical Therapy Examination and apply for licensure in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org.

Does Not Satisfy Educational Requirements: None

No Determination Made: American Samoa, Guam and Northern Mariana Islands

Please contact Allison Hyngstrom, PT, PhD, Chairperson, Department of Physical Therapy for more information.