In undergraduate school, the majority of our new students majored in biology and came
from colleges all across the state and beyond—with the top three alma maters being
the University of Georgia, Georgia State University and Emory University. Also, many
of our students seeking doctoral degrees have already earned master’s degrees.
Most of our students hail from Georgia with Gwinnett, Fulton and DeKalb counties being
the top three places students call home. However, our new students also come from
other areas of Georgia including the counties of Lowndes, Muscogee, Richmond and many
The four programs are made up of more women than men; however the osteopathic medicine
class is even in gender. Ranging in age from 21 to 50+, most of our new students are
in their mid-20s and come from diverse backgrounds.
As fall arrives, members of the Office of Admissions are on the road telling the GA-PCOM story to the next class of students interested
in pursuing careers in the health sciences. Prospective students, many in dark suits,
are seen regularly on campus interviewing for a seat. Just as the PCOM philosophy
is to teach our students to see the whole human, the selection committee seeks to
see the whole person. Our committee looks well beyond the transcript to discover the
person and the professional our GA-PCOM students will soon become.
Established in 2005, PCOM Georgia is a private, not-for-profit, accredited institute of higher education dedicated
to the healthcare professions. The Suwanee, Georgia, campus is affiliated with Philadelphia
College of Osteopathic Medicine, a premier osteopathic medical school with a storied
history. PCOM Georgia offers doctoral degrees in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and
physical therapy and graduate degrees in biomedical sciences, medical laboratory science,
and physician assistant studies. Emphasizing "a whole person approach to care," PCOM
Georgia focuses on educational excellence, interprofessional education and service
to the wider community. For more information, visit pcom.edu/georgia or call 678-225-7500. The campus is also home to the Georgia Osteopathic Care Center,
an osteopathic manipulative medicine clinic, which is open to the public by appointment.
For more information, visit pcomgeorgiahealth.org.
For more information, contact: Barbara Myers Senior Public Relations Manager Email: BarbaraMy@pcom.edu Office: 678-225-7532 | Cell: