Physical Therapist Assistant Accreditation

Accreditation

The PTA program at St. Catherine University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 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 651-690-7823 or email hmclynch@stkate.edu.

The program also works in association with:

Comments and Concerns
To offer comments/concerns related to the St Catherine University PTA Program contact Holly Clynch, PT, DPT, GCS at hmclynch@stkate.edu or 651-690-7823.

Program Outcomes

OUTCOMES (2-year averages) PERENTAGE CLASS YEAR(S)
Graduation Rate 89.0% Classes of 2020, 2021

National Physical Therapy Examination
Ultimate Pass Rate

94.0% Classes of 2020, 2021
(as reported by FSBPT to CAPTE)
National Physical Therapy Examination
First Time Pass Rate
90.0% Classes of 2020, 2021
(as reported by FSBPT to CAPTE)
Employment Rate 97.7% Classes of 2020, 2021

State Requirements for Licensure

The 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: Accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program by CAPTE satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Thus, student 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, please refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at fsbpt.org.

State Licensure Information

Information regarding preparation for the PTA licensure exam and application for licensure in the state of Minnesota can be found on the following websites: