In their written review, accreditors commented, "the Master of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Saskatchewan should be proud of this strong review. The program demonstrated numerous strengths, including faculty who are engaged and excited to be working within the School of Physical Therapy and with the students."
The accreditors also noted the program's high quality and comprehensive evaluation plan, encouraging the school to share it with their peers as a model. Additional strengths noted by the accreditors included leadership of interprofessional education initiatives, cultural competence, professional practice curricular content and clinicians feeling engaged with the school.
The school's next accreditation activity will be the submission of a progress report to PEAC on June 30, 2016.
The school graduates 40 Masters of Physical Therapy students annually, and is part of the College of Medicine.
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College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
The Master of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Saskatchewan 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 April 30, 2015 for the period until April 30, 2021.