Academics and Departments

Mercer University’s College of Health Professions is comprised of five disciplines:

  • physical therapy,
  • physician assistant studies,
  • public health,
  • clinical psychology, and
  • athletic training.

The College offers a doctoral-level physical therapy program, master’s-level physician assistant program, bachelor’s- and master’s-level public health programs, doctoral-level program in clinical psychology, and master's-level athletic training program. The Department of Physical Therapy offers residencies in orthopaedic, neurologic, and cardiovascular/pulmonary physical therapy; a fellowship in orthopaedic manual physical therapy; and an onsite clinic. Each program is housed in a department that provides students with comprehensive didactic courses taught by an extraordinary faculty and extensive clinical experience enhanced by outstanding service-learning opportunities.