FSBPT Recommended Standards:
The information below is provided to non-CAPTE candidates for informational purposes only. FSBPT research has shown that candidates who meet the following criteria are more likely to pass the NPTE.
- Meeting the minimum TOEFL standards (below)
- Having education deemed substantially equivalent on the most recent Coursework Evaluation Tool (CWT)
FSBPT cannot guarantee that meeting these standards will ensure a passing score on the NPTE. Our goal is to provide you with information and research you may find useful. State licensing boards may have requirements that differ from FSBPT’s recommended standards. Individuals MUST meet their state requirements in order to be made eligible for the exam or be considered for licensure
RECOMMENDED ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
Obtain the following scores in each section of the TOEFL on one attempt.
NOTE: TOEFL standards for states may differ from FSBPT’s recommended standard.
RECOMMENDED EDUCATIONAL EQUIVALENCE
An individual must have an education that is deemed substantially equivalent to a CAPTE-accredited education. The agency performing the credentials evaluations should be authorized to use FSBPT’s Coursework Evaluation Tool. The education should be substantially equivalent based on the most recent version of the CWT, currently CWT 6.
NOTE: Education equivalence requirements for states may differ from FSBPT’s recommended standard.