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 through December 31, 2016. 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

Texas - Accredited Provider #1611021TX; 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 
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. 

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.

We are continuously acquiring additional accreditations. Please check back for updated information.