Postprofessional Programs

Thank you for your interest in the advanced clinical training programs for physical therapists in the College of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy. We offer a variety of accredited residency and fellowship opportunities for the licensed physical therapist.  Current advanced clinical training programs include:

 

Application Process for Postprofessional Programs (Residencies and Fellowship)

Applicants must submit all required admission information as instructed on the RF-PTCAS (Residency and Fellowship Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service) application.  The deadline for all residency applications is February 1.  Fellowship applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  All residency applicants must have graduated from a CAPTE-accredited program, and have sat for the National Physical Therapy Examination prior to the start of the residency program.

 

For Questions Regarding the Advanced Clinical Training programs, please contact Dr. Joseph Donnelly, Director of Postprofessional Education, at donnelly_jm@mercer.edu or 678.547.6220. 

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the postprofessional programs in the College of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy is to develop physical therapists who demonstrate advanced competencies and clinical skills in a specialty area of clinical practice, who demonstrate the ability to develop as master clinicians in their specialty area, and who serve as consultants, educators, clinical instructors, and advocates for both patients and the profession. 

 

To review the goals and objectives of the postprofessional programs, please click here.