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Physical Therapy Schools in Georgia

There are four schools in the state of Georgia offering physical therapy programs. 195 students graduated with degrees from Georgia physical therapy schools in 2010. 175 of all these students graduated with doctoral degrees and 20 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 157 students graduate from programs in this state in physical therapy every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from physical therapy programs. Specifically, 20 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in physical therapy and 175 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Four physical therapy schools are in this state. And out of these, while one school is private, three schools are public. While tuition at a public physical therapy school varies from $4,510 to $8,698, private physical therapy school tuition is $39,158.

Average tuition for programs in physical therapy is $18,774. While the highest tuition for physical therapy programs, which is $39,158 per year, is at Emory University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,510 per year, is at Armstrong Atlantic State University.

Georgia schools offer bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing physical therapy. While 175 of all master's level undergraduate level students at the master's level in physical therapy pursued doctoral level degrees in 2010, no physical therapy students at the undergraduate level pursued masters level degrees.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 157 students graduate from programs in this state in physical therapy every year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from physical therapy programs. Specifically, 20 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in physical therapy and 175 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Physical Therapy Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 2
  • Bachelor 2007: 7
  • Bachelor 2008: 16
  • Bachelor 2009: 14
  • Bachelor 2010: 20
  • Master 2006: 86
  • Master 2007: 98
  • Master 2008: 22
  • Master 2009: 38
  • Master 2010: 0
  • Doctorate 2006: 31
  • Doctorate 2007: 28
  • Doctorate 2008: 82
  • Doctorate 2009: 112
  • Doctorate 2010: 175

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of five physical therapy programs. Of these programs, about 60% are doctorate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Physical Therapy Program Availability in Georgia

  • Bachelor: 1
  • Master: 1
  • Doctorate: 3

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Physical Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53480
  • 25th Percentile: 64860
  • Median: 76410
  • 75th Percentile: 88800
  • 90th Percentile: 100590

Career Trends

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

Physical Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 67270
  • Median Salary 2007: 71330
  • Median Salary 2008: 73840
  • Median Salary 2009: 74370
  • Median Salary 2010: 76410
  • Total Employed 2006: 3200
  • Total Employed 2007: 3600
  • Total Employed 2008: 3690
  • Total Employed 2009: 3820
  • Total Employed 2010: 3720

Georgia vs National Physical Therapy Employment

Georgia vs National Physical Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.063% (3720)

Physical Therapy Schools in Georgia

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1. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University offers one program in physical therapy and Armstrong, which is near the center of the city, is located in Savannah, GA. 7,682 students pursue degrees in 52 Armstrong Atlantic State University programs, overall. This mid-sized school is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in physical therapy.

2. Georgia Health Sciences University

1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-0211

Georgia Health Sciences University offers one program in physical therapy and this school, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Augusta, GA. This specialized school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in physical therapy.

3. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University offers one program in physical therapy and this university is in the center of Atlanta. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. Georgia State is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering physical therapy in terms of programs.

4. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. It offers two programs in physical therapy. Out of those, it offers one master's level physical therapy degree to students and one physical therapy degree at the doctorate level. 13,381 students pursue degrees in 154 Emory University programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, Emory ranks second in the state of Georgia.