Physical Therapy Accreditations

Western Schools' physical therapy continuing education (CE) unit, previously doing business as GSC Home Study Courses, is an approved physical therapy CE provider.


California - Select courses have been pre-approved by the Physical Therapy Board of California through Net Education Design, Inc., an agency recognized by the board to approve courses that meet physical therapy regulations 1399.96. Courses are identified with a note in the course description. Click here for a Value Pack containing pre-approved courses.

Florida - Select courses have been pre-approved by the Florida Physical Therapy Association. Courses are identified with an approval number in the course description. Click here for a Value Pack containing pre-approved courses.

Illinois - Approved provider #216000287 by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation. Click here for a Value Pack containing pre-approved courses.

Oklahoma - Select courses have been pre-approved by the Oklahoma State Board of Physical Therapy. Courses are identified with an approval number in the course description. Click here for a Value Pack containing pre-approved courses.

Texas - Accredited Provider #1911021TX; approved by the Texas Physical Therapy Association. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by the TTPTA or TBPTE.  As an accredited provider, Western Schools is authorized to award credit to Texas PTs & PTAs without having to submit individual courses for pre-approval by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. Click here for a Value Pack to meet your continuing competence requirements.


Our courses are accepted in the following states, which recognize our approval by another state’s physical therapy licensing board:

Alaska                                   Arizona                                   
Colorado (Category II) Connecticut*
Delaware District of Columbia 
Georgia** Iowa*
Kansas Kentucky 
Michigan Mississippi
Missouri* Montana*
Nebraska* New Hampshire*
North Carolina North Dakota
Oregon* Rhode Island
South Carolina Tennessee
Utah Vermont
Virginia (Type 1) Washington*
Wisconsin

* Courses in these states are subject to final approval by the individual state licensing board. 

**In accordance with Georgia Continuing Competence Requirements, a maximum of 10 credit hours will be accepted per calendar day. When completing multiple courses, please submit completed exams for grading as you complete each course, not to exceed more than 10 hours in any given day.

It is the responsibility of the licensee to determine if a course meets all of the content requirements or restrictions imposed by their state licensing board.