Academic Programs

Academic Affairs Division

Physical Therapy
(Last Modified September 15, 2017)

American Physical Therapy Association
Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

University System Accredited Program(s)

Physical Therapy Assistant

Albany State University
Physical Therapist Assistant Program
2400 Gillionville Road
Albany, GA 31707-3023

Program Director: Sarah Brinson, M.Ed., PTA
Phone: 229-317-6900
Email: sarah.brinson@darton.edu
Program Website

Initial Accreditation: October 1996
Last Accreditation Review: 04/19/2011
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2021
Next Visit: Fall 2020

Current Status: Accredited
Degree: Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant


Physical Therapist

Armstrong Atlantic State University
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1909

Program Director: Anne Thompson, PT, EdD
Program Director and Interim Dean
Phone: 912-921-2327
Email: ptdept@armstrong.edu
Program Website

Initial Accreditation: April 1997
Last Accreditation Review: 04/23/2013
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2022
Next Visit: Spring 2022

Current Status: Accredited
Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy


Augusta University
College of Allied Health, Department of Physical Therapy
987 St. Sebastian Way
Augusta, Georgia 30912-2080

Program Director: Charlotte A. Chatto, PT, PhD
Interim Program Chair
Phone: 706-721-2141
Email: ptadmissions@augusta.edu
Program Website

Initial Accreditation: May 1973
Last Accreditation Review: 10/28/2009
Accreditation Expires: 12/31/2019
Next Visit: Spring 2019

Current Status: Accredited
Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy


Georgia State University
Division of Physical Therapy
P. O. Box 4109
Atlanta, Ga 30302-4019

Program Director: Kimberly Morelli, PT, DPT, MTC
Phone: 404-651-3091
Email: physicaltherapy@gsu.edu
Website: http://physicaltherapy.gsu.edu/

Initial Accreditation: March 1972
Last Accreditation Review: 05/02/2012
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2022
Next Visit: Fall 2021

Current Status: Accredited
Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy


University of North Georgia
Doctoral Program in Physical Therapy 159 Sunset Drive
Dahlonega, GA 30597
Program Director: Mary Ellen Oesterle, PT, EdD
Department Head and Professor
Phone: 706-867-2747
Email: pt@ung.edu
Website: http://www.ung.edu/physical-therapy

Initial Accreditation: May 1995
Last Accreditation Review: 04/28/2010
Accreditation Expires: 06/30/2020
Next Visit: Fall 2019

Current Status: Accredited
Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy