Faculty members in Western Carolina University's department of physical therapy recently unveiled a new human movement science laboratory, a training and diagnostic facility made possible by a grant of nearly $200,000 from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.
A grant of nearly $200,000 from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust will enable Western Carolina University's master's degree program in physical therapy to establish a human movement science laboratory.
Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in physical therapy recently received notification of reaccreditation by a national organization that ensures high standards in physical therapy programs.
Recreational therapy – sounds like fun, doesn’t it? Well it can be at times, but it’s also hard work. Just ask the ten Western graduates who took the rigorous national certification exam this past reporting period and passed. The professional certification exam was developed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS, the folks who bring you the College Boards) and the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification.
For the second consecutive year, Western Carolina University’s master’s degree program in physical therapy has earned a perfect score on the profession’s national licensing examination, with 100 percent of test-takers from Western’s program passing on their first attempt.
The class of 2000 from Western Carolina University's master's degree program in physical therapy surpassed both national and North Carolina averages for first-take passing rates on the Physical Therapist Licensing Examination.
The department of physical therapy at Western Carolina University received two pieces of good news recently -- notification of official accreditation and word that the department's first wave of graduates surpassed the national average for rate of passage on professional licensure examinations.