• Welcome to ABPTS

    The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) has certified 10,348 individuals who have demonstrated advanced clinical knowledge and skills in physical therapy specialty areas.

    Currently, the ABPTS offers board-certification in eight specialty areas of physical therapy: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary, Clinical Electrophysiology, Geriatrics, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Sports, and Women's Health.

    Application Deadlines

    7/1/11 - Certification: Cardiovascular & Pulmonary, Clinical Electrophysiology, and Women's Health

    7/31/11 - Certification: Geriatrics, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, and Sports

    8/31/11 - Reapplication 

    10/31/11 - Recertification 

    2012 Test Dates

    The testing window for the 2012 examination is February 25 through March 10, 2012.