TUITION: Varies by program. Please visit the PCOM Web site for up-to-date information on tuition and financial aid.
At Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, the faculty, administration and students are a part of a vibrant campus community that will enthusiastically support you as you pursue your personal goals. You will enjoy learning from an accessible faculty where teaching comes first and you will thrive as part of a bright, eager and diverse student body that shares a unique camaraderie as well as a strong commitment to serving others. PCOM is proud of the thousands of holistic, primary care osteopathic physicians it has educated, many of whom practice in medically underserved areas of our nation. PCOM is equally proud of those health care professionals it has educated as psychologists, biomedical scientists, physician assistants, organizational leaders, and forensic specialists. These individuals are accomplished practitioners of the highest caliber. The College encourages you to contact its Admissions office to learn more about its programs.
PHILADELPHIA (MAIN CAMPUS)
The PCOM campus is situated on 21 acres convenient to both Center City Philadelphia and the suburbs. The two main academic buildings, Evans and Rowland Halls, are fully equipped with the most advanced instructional technology available.
GEORGIA CAMPUS – PCOM (Suwanee, Georgia)
Located in Gwinnett County, this campus is just 45 minutes from downtown Atlanta offering state-of-the art classrooms and labs, wireless access, distance learning capabilities, extensive technology resources and a digital library.
AGING AND LONG TERM CARE ADMINISTRATION (Philadelphia)
The Master of Science (MS) in Aging and Long Term Care Administration (ALTCA) program is designed to address the need for leaders in critically important long-term care services from home- and community-based care to assisted living and skilled nursing facilities.
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES (Philadelphia and Georgia)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES (MS)
This program is designed for college graduates who want to extend their knowledge of the biomedical sciences as a base for further graduate or professional study or for careers in business, management, teaching, health care or research. The program provides a strong base of biomedical content in the first year, followed by a concentration in the degree candidacy year of biomedical research, forensic biology or organizational leadership in the biosciences, population health and aging and long-term care administration.
FORENSIC MEDICINE (Philadelphia)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FORENSIC MEDICINE (MS)
This program provides working professionals with a solid foundation in the theory, concepts and principles of forensic medicine, the medico-legal and technical aspects of death scene investigations, and clinical pathology skills.
PATHWAY PROGRAM IN FORENSIC MEDICINE: If you hold a bachelor’s degree but have no advanced training or education in the core biomedical sciences, this 10 week online intensive program will prepare you for transition into PCOM's Master of Science in Forensic Medicine program.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES (Philadelphia and Georgia)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HEALTH SCIENCE – PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES (MS)
Accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, this program provides students with comprehensive academic and clinical medical education, including 12 months of clinical preceptorship.
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (Philadelphia)
POST-DOCTORAL CERTIFICATES IN CLINICAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY AND CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY: The post-doctoral certificates in Clinical Health Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology each provide one year (16 and 19 credits respectively) of specialty training to candidates who have received a doctorate (PsyD or PhD) in clinical psychology.
DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY IN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY (PsyD)
PCOM’s 89 credit PsyD program educates clinical psychologists to meet the individual needs of all people through cognitive and behavioral therapies and is accredited by the American Psychological Association.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING (MS)
This two year 60 credit program trains mental health care providers to work in a wide variety of settings, collaborating with the care team to treat the whole person. A specialty option in addictions and offender counseling is offered.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COUNSELING AND CLINICAL HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY (MS)
Students in this 48 credit program obtain specialized training in cognitive behavioral therapy and training in empirically supported treatment techniques.
CERTIFICATE: Advanced Graduate Studies in Psychology (CAGS)
Students in this program complete 12 master’s level credits to earn the certificate. A master’s degree in psychology, counseling or a related discipline is required to enroll in most CAGS programs. Tracks include: Applied Behavior Analysis, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Professional Counseling and Organizational Development and Leadership.
SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY (Philadelphia)
DOCTORATE OF PSYCHOLOGY IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY (PsyD)
Graduates of this program will have advanced skills in school psychology and become leaders in educational and mental health services for children, youth and families. Designed to train, develop and prepare entry level school psychologists with a focus on applied behavior analysis, empirically supported cognitive behavior techniques and advanced interventions in neuropsychology. This five year program will provide you with the knowledge and skill to be a leader in psycho-educational and mental health services for children, youth and families.
EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST DEGREE IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY (EdS)
This three year program is for master’s level professionals in the fields of education, counseling, psychology and other related professionals who wish to become a certified school psychologist providing high quality, effective, ethical and professional school psychological services in educational and mental health settings.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY (MS)
Designed for the working professional, this intensive 14 month program offers a broad theoretical and practical background in school psychology, child development, learning and research. The MS program in school psychology has a behavior analysis emphasis that is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). This adds a unique aspect to the NASP approved program as the program will prepare students to continue towards certification as a school psychologist, as well as provide the necessary approved coursework to continue towards certification as a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA).
ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP (Philadelphia)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEADERSHIP (MS)
Through a unique combination of organizational theory, individual self discovery and coaching, students will better understand business and organizations as dynamic systems, as well as their roles in those systems so that they may become leaders on the forefront of organizational change.
OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (Philadelphia and Georgia)
DOCTOR OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE (DO)
PCOM is recognized nationwide for excellence in medical education. From the first day of medical school, PCOM students begin learning the osteopathic approach to health care: respecting the innate connection between body, mind and spirit while examining and treating the whole person. DO students receive extra training in diagnosing and/or treating patients by manipulating the musculoskeletal system.
THE SCHOOL OF PHARMACY (Georgia) Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D)
The PharmD program, fully accredited by ACPE, provides a comprehensive curriculum designed to develop a generalist pharmacist capable of practicing in a variety of health care environments. The four year doctor of pharmacy degree is designed to respond to the need for pharmacists in Georgia, the Southeast and the nation.
PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION (Philadelphia)
The customized Master of Science in Public Health Management and Administration program at PCOM is designed to enhance leadership skills that are critically important in the evolving landscape of public health. Students engage in learning that focuses on leadership, administration, and the challenges and opportunities inherent in public health practice today.
M.S.: Aging & Long Term Care Administration, Biomedical Sciences, Counseling & Clinical Health Psychology, Forensic Medicine, Health Science (Physician Assistant Studies), Mental Health Counseling, Organizational Development & Leadership, Public Health Management & Administration, School Psychology.
Psy.D.: Clinical Psychology, School Psychology.
Ed.S.: School Psychology.
D.O.: Osteopathic Medicine.
CERTIFICATE OF ADVANCED GRADUATE STUDIES (CAGS): Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Professional Counseling, Organizational Development & Leadership, Public Health Management & Administration.