PCOM fact sheet

PCOM Fact Sheet



President and CEO: Jay S. Feldstein, DO '81

Provost, Sr. VP for Academic Affairs and Dean: Kenneth J. Veit, DO '76, MBA
Fast Facts: PCOM offers graduate degree programs in osteopathic medicine, clinical and school psychology, physician assistant studies, forensic medicine, biomedical sciences and organizational development and leadership. Nearly 70% of PCOM medical students are from Pennsylvania.
American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education
Middle States Association of Colleges and School
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc.
American Psychological Association
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) Designated
Degrees Offered: 2011/2012Enrollment Tuition/year
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)    1091 $42,240
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicne/Forensic Medicine (DO/MS) 2 $42,240
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine/MBA
(DO/MBA) - with St. Joseph's University 
21 $42,240
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine/Master of Public Health          
(DO/MPH) - with Temple University
5 $42,240
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine/PhD in Health Policy (DO/PhD) with University of the Sciences $42,240
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)  137  $1,019/credit

Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MS)      


98  $777/credit
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling (MS)      71     $739/credit
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MS)
- with University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
110  $31,108

MS Organizational Development and Leadership (MS)                    

43 $731/credit
Master of Science in Forensic Medicine (MS)        57 $764/credit
Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology (PsyD)       59  $1,019/credit
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)       $739/credit
Master of Science in School Psychology (MS)      17   $739/credit
Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology (EdS)        55 $799/credit
Pathways Program in Forensic Medicine    Currently accepting applications  
Certificate in Forensic Science    Currently accepting applications             
Class of 2011:
257 DO graduates
63% Pennsylvania residents
8 MS Biomedical Sciences graduates
63% Pennsylvania residents
36 Clinical PsyD graduates
44% Pennsylvania residents
17 School PsyD graduates
35% Pennsylvania residents
28 MS Counseling & Clinical Health Psychology graduates
68% Pennsylvania residents
18 MS School Psychology graduates
72% Pennsylvania residents
21 Educational Specialist graduates
81% Pennsylvania residents
49 Physician Assistant graduates
49% Pennsylvania residents
15 MS Organizational Development & Leadership graduates
67% Pennsylvania residents
21 MS Forensic Medicine graduates
71 % Pennsylvania residents
Alumni Information:
PCOM DO alumni nationwide 9,754
PCOM DO alumni who practice in Pennsylvania 2,830
60% of PCOM alumni practicing in Pennsylvania are in primary care
PCOM non-DO alumni 1,911
DOs Nationwide:
DOs practicing in the United States 70,480
DOs practicing in Pennsylvania 6,165
For more than a century, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine has trained highly competent, caring physicians, health practitioners and behavioral scientists who practice a "whole person" approach, treating people, not just symptoms. PCOM offers the doctor of osteopathic medicine degree and graduate programs in psychology, physician assistant studies, forensic medicine, organizational development and leadership, and biomedical sciences. Our students learn the importance of health promotion, education and service to the community and, through PCOM's Healthcare Centers, provide care to the medically underserved populations in inner city and rural locations.

Rev. 9/12


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