Post-Professional Graduate Certificate in Advanced Geriatric Physical Therapy
Texas Woman’s University

Program Details

TWU offers the online Post-Professional Graduate Certificate in Advanced Geriatric Physical Therapy. This certificate is designed for both novice and intermediate physical therapists who are working primarily with older adults and who are interested in lifelong learning can benefit from this certificate program.

The purposes of this certificate are to:

  • advance and validate the educational and clinical foundation of physical therapists choosing to practice primarily with older adults
  • provide a means through formal higher education to address self-identified weaknesses in specialized knowledge and/or skills
  • assist prospective students to move from novice or intermediate practice in geriatric physical therapy toward expert and/or specialist practice


  • Hold at least an earned bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional or general accrediting agency, or an equivalent
  • Have a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA) for the last 60 hours of undergraduate study and a minimum 3.0 GPA for all prior graduate work
  • Official transcript from each university or college attended

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges