Priority will be given to applicants who submit their
application materials by November 1, 2012.
December 17, 2012 is the firm deadline for
acceptance of any application for the Fall 2013 entering
Interviews will be held on December 17, 2012 and
February 2, 2013.Qualified applicants
with complete application files will be invited for
interviews (interview is required for acceptance).
Admissions requirements and standards are designed to ensure success in the
DPT program. Selecting a candidate for the future practice of
physical therapy involves many important factors, including academic background,
GRE scores, and observation/work/volunteer experience.
Applicants must also meet the DPT Program's Technical Standards in order to be considered for admission into the program. A qualified applicant will be invited to visit the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences for a required personal interview.
Admission to the three-year Doctor of Physical
Therapy degree program requires completion of an
undergraduate (Bachelor's) degree from a
regionally-accredited college or university in the United States.
The minimum specific course
prerequisites and admissions requirements are listed
The Mercer DPT Program does not grant
advanced standing nor accept transfer
credit from other Physical Therapy
Guaranteed Admission Plus Degree Program (GAPDP)
The Mercer DPT Program will be developing
a program that will be specially designed for students
who have expressed an interest in pursuing a career
in physical therapy and who plan to complete all of
their undergraduate pre-PT coursework at Mercer's
College of Liberal Arts in Macon. More information
for students interested in the GAPDP will be
available as soon as it is developed.