Mercer University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees.


The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Mercer University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email:; website:  If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 678-547-6778 or email


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