Distance – Advanced Professional Practice
Within the curriculum information detailed below, Practicing PAs are referred to as Distance – Advanced Professional Practice. Advanced Professional Practice students may arrange for the experiential/clinical component at a suitable site that will very likely to be outside of Lynchburg. Additional time is allowed for distance students to complete the breadth of competencies and demonstration of skills necessary to complete the 16 credit hours of experiential coursework. Advanced Professional Practice students enroll in 16 hours through PA 971,972, 973 and 974 spread over 12 months. Distance – Advanced Professional Practice DMSc students should be working full-time in a clinical setting to complete the PA 971-974 course series.
Distance – PA Educators
PA Educators are referred to as Distance – PA Education Concentration in the curriculum information below. PA Education Concentration students must arrange for the experiential/teaching component at a suitable site that will very likely to be outside of Lynchburg. PA Education Concentration students enroll in 16 hours through PA 975,976, 977 and 978 spread over 12 months. Distance – PA Education Concentration DMSc students commonly work full-time in PA education to complete the PA 975-978 course series. However, PAs who spend 160 hours per 12 week term focused on educational activities are eligible for enrollment and completion of the PA Education Concentration.
Master of PA Medicine graduates from University of Lynchburg are eligible for fellowships with the local health care regional system, and are referred to as Residential in the schedule of classes below. These students enroll in 16 hours of PA Fellowship courses (981, 982, and 983) over nine months.
Electives: Students must complete two electives selected from the following courses.