Accreditation

Mercer University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Bachelor's, Master's, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Mercer University may be directed in writing to Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).

 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Mercer University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 678-547-6778 or email darden_jm@mercer.edu

 

The following postprofessional programs in the Mercer University College of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy are accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE):

  • Residency in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy,
  • Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy, and
  • Residency in Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Physical Therapy.

The Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy in the Mercer University College of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Education (ACOMPTE).