Academic

Degrees

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PCOM is dedicated to providing high-quality, comprehensive programs, each distinguished by a leading-edge curriculum and experienced, expert faculty. Guided by osteopathic medical tradition, concept and practice, we deliver a uniquely holistic education, as each program considers all areas of well being and provides the opportunity to study and collaborate with students from a variety of disciplines. We are constantly seeking ways to enhance our curricula, ensuring that each program remains current and relevant. It is a commitment to excellence that prepares our students well to meet the needs of a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

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Graduate

Programs

In addition to the DO and Pharmacy degree programs, PCOM offers graduate degree programs in Physician Assistant Studies, Biomedical Sciences, Forensic Medicine, School Psychology (MS/EdS/PsyD), Clinical Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, and Organizational Leadership & Development, as well as several additional advanced graduate study (CAGS) and post-doctoral certificates in psychology and related therapy. Students should also consider combining a graduate degree program with the Doctor of Osteopathic for such dual degree programs as DO/Master of Public Health, DO/MS in Mental Health Counseling, DO/MS/PhD in Health Policy, DO/MS in Forensic Medicine, and DO/MSC Clinical Masters Program.

Doctor of

Osteopathic Medicine

With more than 12,000 alumni, PCOM has a long history of training highly competent, caring osteopathic physicians for both primary and specialty care. PCOM DOs contribute to the health and health policy of communities throughout the nation, and the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program is therefore offered at both the Philadelphia Campus as well as the Georgia Campus–PCOM. Both campuses feature a state-of-the-art learning environment with technologically advanced facilities. All instruction is delivered by expert and accomplished faculty. The DO program in Philadelphia — one of the nation’s leading cities for medical education — curriculum includes clerkship participation at over 30 of the finest teaching hospitals in the area.

In addition to the DO degree, PCOM offers joint dual-degree programs in DO/Master of Business Administration, DO/Master of Public Health, DO/MS in Mental Health Counseling, DO/MS/PhD in Health Policy, DO/MS in Forensic Medicine, and DO/MSC Clinical Masters Program.

Doctor of

Pharmacy

The PCOM School of Pharmacy –Georgia Campus offers a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL  60503, 312/664-3575;  FAX 312/664-4652, website  www.acpe-accredit.org. The PharmD program provides a rigorous hands-on and comprehensive curriculum designed to develop generalist pharmacists who capable of practice in many different healthcare environments. A highly personalized learning environment features high-level faculty who are active in the fields of research in basic, clinical and administrative sciences, and are accomplished educators, practitioners and pharmaceutical scientists. Admission to the program is both highly selective and competitive, and seeks well-rounded and achievement-oriented individuals to enter entry-level pharmacist positions.

Pharmacy Programs

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