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Department of Physical Therapy

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OUR MISSION

The mission of the Department of Physical Therapy at Arkansas State University is to educate physical therapy professionals, to enhance the intellectual growth of our students, faculty and alumni, and to enrich the lives of all individuals and communities in the Mississippi Delta region and beyond

Accredited by CAPTE

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Arkansas State 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 Shawn Drake 870-972-2667 or email: sdrake@astate.edu

With respect to code 668.43 (a)(5)(v):

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.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

AState is an equal opportunity institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other unlawful factors in employment practices.

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