• iStock_000086829037_Full
  • iStock_000079632007_Full
  • iStock_000073656593_Full
  • iStock_000071466987_Full
  • iStock_000069020009_Full
  • iStock_000067970051_Full
  • iStock_000064951247_Full
  • iStock_000049511280_Full
  • iStock_000034804316_Full
  • iStock_000034754424_Full
  • iStock_000033210538_Full
  • iStock_000024732512_Full
  • iStock_000023085537_Full
  • iStock_000021193543_Large
  • iStock_000019022260_Full
  • iStock_000004707311_Large

Promoting Excellence in Academic Physical Therapy

Academic institutions collaborating to promote excellence in education, scholarship and research, practice and service

Who is The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy?

The American Council of Academic Physical Therapy (ACAPT) is a component of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), originally created as a subgroup by the APTA board of directors in August 2010, then renamed ACAPT, during the 2013 House of Delegates.

The purpose of ACAPT is to advance the enterprise of academic physical therapy by promoting the highest standards of excellence. For the purposes of the Council and its activities, academic physical therapy includes all aspects of physical therapist education, including clinical education, and post-professional education.


ACAPT Leadership

Join the Conversation. Contribute and Share in the ACAPT Discussions

Start Sharing

Feb 13, 2017
FSBPT seeking nominations for NPTE standard-Setting Task Force

Are you interested in helping FSBPT set the new standards for the NPTE? Nominations due March 1, 2017.

Full story

Feb 2, 2017
Registration Now Open for the Spring 2017 IPEC Institute

Online registration is now open for the next IPEC Faculty Development Institute on May 3-5, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Full story

Feb 2, 2017
Interprofessional Education Collaborative Welcomes New Members

Five new associations join the nation’s leading advocacy organization for team-based care: The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) has approved five additional members through a new institutional membership category, expanding its representation of associations of schools of the health professions to 20.

Full story

Stay Informed & Up-To-Date with ACAPT

Sponsors & Partners