MPT Program Accreditation Status

The Master of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia 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 Fully Compliant was granted to the program on September 30, 2022, for the period until May 15, 2025. A description of Fully Compliant follows below. More details regarding the definitions of the levels of accreditation are available at


Accreditation – Fully Compliant
  •  A program is in compliance with 100% of the accreditation criteria within the Accreditation
  • There are no criteria in non-compliance.
  • There could be identified concerns that the program must improve upon and report back about in Progress Reports.
  • If progress is not made, the program’s accreditation status could be changed to partially
    compliant or probationary at any time in the six year accreditation cycle.
  • If a program loses its accreditation status, its students may not be considered graduates of an accredited physiotherapy education program.
  • Students must be considered graduates from an accredited physiotherapy education program in Canada in order to be eligible to write the Physiotherapy Competency Exam and be licensed to practice physiotherapy in Canada.
  • The program’s accreditation status is important to graduating students with regards to
    becoming licensed to practice physiotherapy in Canada. It is recommended that students
    contact the Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators ( for information
    regarding the process to become licensed as a physiotherapist in Canada following


More details regarding the definitions of the levels of accreditation are available at or by contacting Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada, Suite 26, 509 Commissioners Road West, London, Ontario, N6J 1Y5, (226) 636-0632,