Academics and Departments

Mercer University’s College of Health Professions is comprised of six disciplines: physical therapy, physician assistant studies, public health, clinical psychology, athletic training, and kinesiology.

The College offers a doctoral-level physical therapy program, doctoral-level clinical psychology program, doctoral-level public health program, master’s-level physician assistant program, master’s-level public health program, master's-level athletic training program, bachelor's-level program in public health, and bachelor's-level program in kinesiology. 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.