Physiotherapy programs in Canada
The Master of Science in Physical Therapy is a twenty-four month professional program leading to entry to practice. Our MScPT Best Practices Curriculum is designed to integrate systems, research and internship components organized in twelve units to maximize educational principles. Graduates will be eligible to write the Physiotherapy Competency Examination of the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulatory Boards, which qualifies them to practice physical therapy in Canada. Graduates will be eligible to register in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Colleges of Physiotherapy in all Canadian provinces.
Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC) Accreditation
The Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto has completed the accreditation review process administered by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC). PEAC is an incorporated body under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and operates as the accrediting agency for physiotherapy education programs in Canada. The status of accreditation, fully compliant, was granted to the program on September 26, 2010 for the period until June 2, 2016.
- There are no deficiencies.
- There could be identified issues and weaknesses that the program must improve upon.
- Progress towards improving issues and weaknesses must be reported in regular Progress Reports to PEAC.
- If progress is not made, the program’s accreditation status could be changed to partially compliant or probationary.
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Our MScPT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association, and our graduates are eligible to apply for licensure in the United States. The Class of 2016 (entering September 2014) will be the last class to be recognized as a CAPTE accredited program. Information on accreditation is also available on our