Craig Brown, Director of Admissions
At PCOM Georgia, the faculty, administration and students are a part of a vibrant campus community that supports you as you pursue your personal education goals. You will enjoy learning from an accessible faculty where teaching comes first. And you will thrive as part of a diverse student body that shares a unique camaraderie as well as a strong commitment to serving others. Our primary focus of PCOM Georgia is to recruit and educate students from Georgia and the surrounding states. We seek to retain graduate osteopathic physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, physical therapists, biomedical scientists and other healthcare professionals in the Southeast and to serve the health needs of the region and advance the profession of osteopathic medicine.
We encourage you to contact the Office of Admissions to learn more about our programs.
Located in Suwanee (Gwinnett County), PCOM Georgia sits on a 25-acre campus, 35 miles from downtown Atlanta. Its state-of-the-art facilities offer students an excellent lab for osteopathic principles and practice, a simulation center, a large anatomy lab and an information commons with extensive digital and textbook references. A well-equipped fitness center, individual study areas and lounge areas all help to provide a well-founded experience for students.
PHILADELPHIA (MAIN CAMPUS)
The PCOM campus is situated on 21 acres convenient to both Center City Philadelphia and the suburbs. A PCOM education provides students with several degree and certificate programs, all designed to prepare students for meaningful careers in health and behavioral sciences.
PCOM South Georgia (Moultrie, Georgia)
PCOM South Georgia's 75,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility includes classrooms, an anatomy lab, an osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) lab and a simulation center. The campus opened in August of 2019.
OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (Georgia, Philadelphia and South Georgia)
DOCTOR OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (DO)
PCOM is recognized nationwide for excellence in medical education. From the first day of medical school, PCOM students begin learning the osteopathic approach to health care: respecting the innate connection between body, mind and spirit while examining and treating the whole person. DO students receive extra training in diagnosing and/or treating patients by manipulating the musculoskeletal system.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES (Georgia and Philadelphia)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH SCIENCE – PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES (MS)
Accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, this program provides students with comprehensive academic and clinical medical education, including 12 months of clinical preceptorship.
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES (Georgia, South Georgia and Philadelphia)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES (MS)
This program is designed for college graduates who want to extend their knowledge of the biomedical sciences as a base for further graduate or professional study or for careers in medicine, health care, research or business. The program provides a strong base of foundational biomedical science content in the first year, followed by a concentration in the degree candidacy year of aging, biomedical research (thesis), general studies (capstone), forensic biology, medical simulation, organizational leadership in the biosciences, health and human services leadership, public health or neuro-behavioral science.
PHYSICAL THERAPY (Georgia)
DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY (DPT)
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.
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (Georgia)
DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (Pharm D)
The PharmD program, fully accredited by ACPE, provides a comprehensive curriculum designed to develop a generalist pharmacist capable of practicing in a variety of health care environments. The four year doctor of pharmacy degree is designed to respond to the need for pharmacists in Georgia, the Southeast and the nation.
MEDICAL SIMULATION (Georgia)
CERTIFICATE OF GRADUATE STUDY and CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED GRADUATE STUDY
Students learn how to integrate medical curriculum into simulations in a way that helps students master the subject through varying degrees of difficulty, clinical variations and individualized learning.