In addition, the admissions process is moving forward with the admissions committee
meeting on a regular basis to review applications, interview candidates and offer
seats to the inaugural class members who will begin their studies in June 2018 pending
The three-year Doctor of Physical Therapy program is being established at GA-PCOM
in response to a national need for physical therapists, especially in the Southeast.
The curriculum includes both coursework and experiential training in a variety of settings which
effectively trains students in critical thinking and evidence-based practices.
With highly experienced faculty members, both in physical therapy practice and education, the program provides a wellness
orientation and opportunities to practice and serve in community settings. Along with
the doctoral degree, graduates will have a strong foundation in ergonomics and wellness
Construction of the 12,000-square-foot physical therapy education center is well underway
with completion expected in April 2018. In addition to the center, students will have
access to GA-PCOM's Simulation Center to practice their skills on patient actors, and an anatomy lab where they will learn
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: