The Wake Forest University School of Medicine Doctor of Medical Science program* is a post-professional doctoral degree designed by and for working PAs.  

  • Asynchronous, online
  • 24 months, 35 credits
  • Focus areas: Research, Education, Leadership
  • Multidisciplinary faculty from Wake Forest University- School of Medicine, School of Business, School of Professional Studies 
  • Capstone project (mentored) with rigor and preparation for peer-reviewed dissemination.

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*This program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

**Please note this is not an entry-level doctoral program for PAs. This program is for PAs who have previously completed their PA professional education including obtaining a master’s degree, NCCPA (National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants) PANCE (Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam) certification.