At PCOM Georgia, the mission of the physical therapy program 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 36 weeks of full-time clinical experience. Visit our course sequence and curriculum page for additional details.DOWNLOAD PROGRAM BROCHURE
The PCOM Department of Physical Therapy will be recognized for its:
The graduates of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will:
Physical therapy is one of the fastest growing professions with a projected national growth rate of 22 percent between 2018 and 2028; during the same period, growth in Georgia is predicted to be 36 percent (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
Approximately 440 positions for qualified physical therapists will be open annually in Georgia between 2018 and 2028 (U.S. Department of Labor).
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: firstname.lastname@example.org). If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 770-682-2306 or email PTinfo@pcom.edu.
Candidate for Accreditation is a status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program may matriculate students in professional courses. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status does not assure that the program will be granted Initial Accreditation.