Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
The mission of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at PCOM Georgia is to prepare individuals who demonstrate excellence in the practice of physical
therapy, emphasize a “whole person” approach to patient management, commit to the
advancement of knowledge and intellectual growth, and engage in the well-being of
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program Overview
How to Apply to the Physical Therapy Program
Cost of Attendance and Financial Aid
Physical Therapy Training Facilities at PCOM Georgia
The PCOM Department of Physical Therapy will be recognized for its:
- Commitment to cultivating an inclusive learning environment that is diverse, inquisitive,
dignified, and respectful and that will inspire caring graduates who advocate for
all individuals in our changing healthcare environment.
- State-of-the-art learning environment that offers the opportunity to learn “whole
person” patient management through interprofessional collaboration, development and
intellectual growth, as well as hands-on experiences.
- Educational advancement for faculty, students and clinicians to promote development
of exceptional healthcare professionals who are committed to life-long learning and
engagement in the profession of physical therapy.
Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Graduate Profile
The graduates of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at PCOM Georgia will:
- Provide optimal patient/client-focused care in a variety of settings across the continuum
of care and in collaboration with other healthcare professionals for individuals with
- Incorporate research, clinical expertise and patient/client values while addressing
the needs of the "whole person" (physical, psychosocial, emotional, spiritual and
- Adhere to ethical and professional standards as described by the American Physical
Therapy Association (APTA) in its core documents, as well as laws and regulations
of the jurisdiction in which practice is located.
- Advocate for the health care rights and needs of individuals and society while promoting
the profession of physical therapy.
- Engage in service to the profession, community and individuals in order to promote
health, wellness and fitness.
- Seek life-long professional development in order to maintain and enhance clinical
expertise and competence.
- Contribute to the evidence supporting physical therapy practice.
Job Outlook for Physical Therapists
The Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at PCOM Georgia is accredited by the Commission
on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100,
Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 770-682-2368
or email email@example.com.