Maximize your PT potential and complete your application to become board certified in 1 or more of the 9 specialty areas of physical therapy listed below.Who are Board-Certified Clinical Specialists?
Join a prestigious group of over 22,000 of your peers who demonstrate competency in specialized knowledge and advanced clinical proficiency. Specialization is the process by which a physical therapist builds on a broad base of professional education and practice to develop a greater depth of knowledge and skills related to a particular area of practice, exceeding that of the physical therapist at entry to the profession.Why become a Certified Specialist?Enjoy an increased sense of personal achievement and self-conﬁdenceOpen doors to professional growth like new job opportunities, leadership and service.Earn a credential that reflects advanced specialist practice to patients, physicians, and payers.
Initial Certification DeadlinesJuly 1: Certification deadline for:
- Cardiovascular & Pulmonary- Clinical Electrophysiology- Oncology
- Women's HealthJuly 31: Certification deadline for:- Geriatrics
- SportsAugust 31: Reapplication DeadlineNovember 30: Initial Certification Exam Fee DeadlineTest DatesMarch 3 - March 17, 2018: 2018 Exam Dates
July 1: Certification deadline for:
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August 31: Reapplication Deadline
November 30: Initial Certification Exam Fee Deadline
March 3 - March 17, 2018: 2018 Exam Dates
Last Updated: 4/16/2018