Doctor of Medical Science
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Program Details

The online Doctor of Medical Science is a two-year program designed for working physician assistants to attain their doctorate degrees. This online program offers two tracks which are Education or Advanced Clinical Practice. This flexible and convenient online degree program offers a manageable course load that culminates in a capstone project that enhances practical skills.

Classes include, but are not limited to:

  • Leadership and professionalism
  • Program evaluation
  • Scholarly writing

The advanced curriculum will help graduates become leaders in their clinical practice, PA education, or healthcare administration. Graduates will be more than equipped to handle challenges in the profession. The online doctoral program in medical science provides graduates with the skills they need to improve the health needs of their practice and community.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires completion of a regionally-accredited master’s degree in healthcare, education, management, or related discipline
  • Requires graduation from an ARC-PA certified PA program
  • Must be NCCPA certified and hold state PA licensure