The Department of PA Studies’ Masters in Medical Science program is among the top graduate-level PA programs in the country, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. We have two campus locations in North Carolina: one in Winston-Salem and the other in Boone. The Department of PA Studies is committed to producing graduates with the clinical, professional and leadership qualities that will enable them to serve both their communities and the PA profession.


The vision of the Wake Forest School of Medicine PA program is to create a future generation of leaders for the PA profession.


The mission of the PA program is to produce highly capable, compassionate PAs who deliver patient-centered care, make significant contributions to the health care community and continually advance the PA profession.