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 the community.APPLY ONLINE
The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at PCOM Georgia is designed to be completed in three years (12 terms, four terms each year). Program requirements include 140 credit hours of coursework and 32 weeks of full-time clinical experience. Visit our course sequence and curriculum page for additional details.DOWNLOAD PROGRAM BROCHURE
Visit the physical therapy program application requirements page to learn about the degree requirements, letters of recommendation, standardized test scores and other important admissions-related information.
The PCOM Department of Physical Therapy will be recognized for its:
The graduates of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program at PCOM Georgia will:
Physical therapy is one of the fastest growing professions with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a national growth rate of 18 percent between 2019 and 2029.
Growth in Georgia (2018-2028) is predicted to be 36 percent according to labor market projections. Approximately 440 positions for qualified physical therapists will be open annually in Georgia during this period.
The Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy at PCOM Georgia is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 2020 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.