Physician Assistant Doctoral Option

Lynchburg College is excited to be in the developmental stages of a doctoral degree as a post-professional option for students that have graduated from the Lynchburg College Master of Physician Assistant Medicine program (MPAM). 

This program is not an entry level doctoral program.  Physician Assistants interested in this program must have previously completed the Lynchburg College MPAM degree, completed all of their PA professional education, and successfully passed the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE).

Program Outline

  • 9 months additional instruction post-master’s degree
  • Coursework in leadership training in area including healthcare management and law, organizational behavior, disaster medicine, global health
  • Clinical fellowship

Please continue to visit this website for more information as it develops. 

The program offering is contingent upon the approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).