Residency in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

The Department of Physical Therapy offers an advanced clinical training program in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy.  The 12-month program is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE), and is based upon the criteria set forth by the ABPTRFE's Description of Residency Practice (DRP): Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy. 


Application Process for the Residency in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

Applicants must submit all required admission information as instructed on the RF-PTCAS (Residency and Fellowship Physical Therapy Centralized Application Service) application.  The application deadline for the Mercer University Residency in Cardiovasular  and Pulmonary Physical Therapy is February 1. Failure to submit all required materials as instructed may jeopardize eligibility for admission consideration.

  • Cost:  The fee for the residency program is $10,000, which covers expenses associated with the didactic component of the program.  Financial assistance may be available to cover a portion of the fee.  Payment may be made monthly or quarterly, and is specified in the signed residency agreement. 

For additional information on the professional responsibilities, delivery model, and curriculum associated with the Residency in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, please click here.