DPA Curriculum

The DPA curriculum is designed for the working, graduate Physician Assistant. Students will complete a minimum of 32 semester credits online with no on-campus residency requirements, engaging in scholarly and professional activities on the doctoral level. You will participate in faculty-guided research experiences and research dissemination through peer-reviewed journals and/or conferences applying new skills to your professional area of expertise.

Curriculum Focus

Trimester 1

CODE TITLE CREDITS
DPAV 700V Evidence Based Medicine 3
DPAV 701V Research Methods for Healthcare Professionals 3
DPAV 702V Advance Pharmacology and Medical Therapeutics I 3
DPAV 703V Doctoral Project Phase I - Prep 1

Trimester 2

CODE TITLE CREDITS
DPAV 704V Healthcare Law 3
DPAV 705V Healthcare Management and Delivery Systems 3
DPAV 706V Advance Pharmacology and Therapeutics II 3
DPAV 707V Doctoral Project Phase II - Prep 1

Trimester 3

CODE TITLE CREDITS
DPAV 708V Advanced Pharmacology and Therapeutics III 3
DPAV 709V Doctoral Project Phase III - Proposal 3

Trimester 4

CODE TITLE CREDITS
DPAV 710V Doctoral Project Phase IV - Final Paper/Presentation 3
DPAV 711V Contemporary Professional Issues in Medicine 3