The Physical Therapy Program at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).
If you need to contact UTC's program directly, call 423-425-4747 or email [email protected]
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The UTC DPT Program has determined that its curriculum meets the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in all states, the District of Columbia, 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.
If you have a concern about the accreditation status of the program or wish to express a concern about the accreditation process and/or have a complaint about the UTC DPT Program, you are encouraged to contact CAPTE at http://www.capteonline.org/Complaints/ .
For Complaints Falling Outside of Due Process Procedures
Complaints that fall outside of due process procedures and that are not subject to a specific University grievance procedure should be directed to Dr. Nancy Fell, Department Head, Physical Therapy, at [email protected] or Dr. Valerie Rutledge, Dean of the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies, at [email protected]. Retaliation for filing a complaint is prohibited.