Department of Physical Therapy

A physical therapy education program is under development at the Georgia Campus - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM). If candidacy status is granted, GA-PCOM hopes to admit its first group of students to the physical therapy program in June 2018.

More information about the plans for the physical therapy program at GA-PCOM is available on our frequently asked questions (FAQs) page.



Accreditation Status

Effective May 2, 2018, the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, Georgia has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 770-682-2306 or email

Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.


Department of Physical Therapy
Georgia Campus
625 Old Peachtree Road
Suwanee, GA 30024
Phone: 770-682-2305 | Fax: 770-682-2308

Phillip B. Palmer, PT, PhD
Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Carol A. Miller, PT, PhD, GCS
Professor and Director of Curriculum & Instruction