Franklin Pierce University in Goodyear, Arizona

Goodyear is growing and so is Franklin Pierce University. One thing we share is a commitment to bring greater educational opportunities to Arizona.

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Franklin Pierce University has been serving the educational needs of adult students for more than 30 years. Our legacy in adult education is rooted in a commitment to help students achieve their personal and professional goals, while they balance the demands of family, work and other commitments.

If you're looking for an education that puts your talents and goals front and center, you've found it! 

Latest news from Franklin Pierce University in Goodyear

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program welcomes its inaugural Goodyear class

Franklin Pierce University is pleased to announce the expansion of their Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program to Goodyear, Ariz. The DPT program received approval to expand on April 29, 2009 from the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and welcomed its inaugural class of twenty students on June 1, 2009. Learn more about the Goodyear program and new opportunities for DPT students who seek to complete their program in Arizona.

New partnership to bring more health care education options to more peopleAbrazo Health Care

Franklin Pierce University is pleased to announce a collaboration with Abrazo Health Care of Arizona. The University and health care system have combined resources to address the critical shortage of health care practitioners in Phoenix's West Valley. This partnership will allow Franklin Pierce to offer:

  • A Doctor of Physical Therapy program
  • Other health care related programs

The Doctor of Physical Therapy welcomed its inaugural class on June 1, 2009. Franklin Pierce University's health care education programs are offered at the West Valley Learning Center in Goodyear, which includes state-of-the-industry labs and all the equipment required for students to gain the skills needed for effective patient care in today's growing health industry.

Franklin Pierce University and Goodyear in the News

University in Goodyear draws students throughout the U.S. (The Arizona Republic)
University welcomes inaugural Goodyear class of DPT students (West Valley View)
Franklin Pierce students pitch in with neighborhood cleanup (The Arizona Republic)

For more information, contact:

ArizonaCenter@franklinpierce.edu