Human Resources and Security Specialists should use this tool to determine the correct investigation level for any covered position within the U.S. Federal Government.
Degree: that included or was supplemented by (1) a physical therapy curriculum approved by a recognized professional accrediting organization at the time the curriculum was completed, and (2) the clinical affiliation requirements prescribed by the school.
Applicants must pass a State-administered national examination.
Applicants who have completed an approved curriculum at either the baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate certificate level and who subsequently completed a substantial program of clinical practice of less than 1 year, e.g., 6 months, planned to assure professional competence to practice in the occupation may be rated eligible for GS-6, rather than GS-5.
Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Professional and Scientific Positions for this series in conjunction with the Individual Occupational Requirements described below.