Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy Accreditation
The Illinois Board of Higher Education approved the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in January of 2006. The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities approved the Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in January of 2007.
The entry-level Physical Therapy program (DPT) has been granted Accreditation Status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), at 1111 N. Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, telephone (703) 706-3245. The transitional DPT does not require accreditation from the CAPTE.