Transforming Healthcare Through Innovative Education
Promoting Excellence in education that extends learning beyond the classroom, develops research skills, and results in high-quality patient care
Cultivating Leadership through professional values and engagement in the healthcare system
Sparking Curiosity that fosters the skills needed to meet the demands of the evolving healthcare landscape
Supporting Advocacy that empowers those in need
Integrating Service into actions for the betterment of our communities
Upholding Respect for the rights, dignity, well-being, and integrity of all individuals
Seminar Developed By Shenandoah Student Focuses On Improving Diversity Among Physician Assistants
Degree in Physician Assistant Studies
The Physician Assistant (PA) Program is an accredited, eight-semester, 30-month, graduate-level program leading to a Master of Science in physician assistant studies.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the Shenandoah University PA Program in the top 25 in the nation. We're also the youngest program in this category and the only Virginia program at this level.
Doctor of Medical Science
The new Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) program is designed to prepare physician assistants (PAs) with the advanced skills needed in today’s dynamic healthcare environment as doctorally prepared clinicians. The focus of this clinical doctorate program is to advance student’s knowledge in healthcare science, evidence-based practice, health equity and leadership.
This distance-based program will be delivered in an online format with 100% of coursework being completed asynchronously with individual and peer work.