PTA Accreditation

The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Central Methodist University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 660-248-6640 or email


Complaints regarding the program or the program graduates should be first addressed to the PTA Program Director. The program director can be reached via email or phone 660-248-6640. Unresolved complaints or complaints about the Program Director should be directed to Dr. Megan Hess Ph.D., MSN Chair, Division of Health Professions. Dr. Hess can be reached by email or by phone 660-248-6363. All complaints will be documented, including the projected outcome, and kept on file at the program facility. Complaints regarding Accreditation of this program should be addressed to the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. This Commission is located at 111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint or persons who participate in the grievance proceeding is prohibited.