Doctor of Medical Science Program

Doctoral Degree for Physican Assistants

Welcome to the Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) Program at the Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) – School of Medical Sciences (SMS). Our unique curriculum was developed in conjunction with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (DCOM) to offer doctoral-level medical training to Physician Assistants (PAs). The purpose of the program is to provide a comprehensive advanced medical training program to Physician Assistants who wish to further their medical education. It is the mission of the DMS program to have a positive impact on health care in underserved regions by preparing highly qualified Physician Assistants with a new set of advanced medical skills and knowledge base.

Please explore our website to learn more about our clinical doctorate program.

Feel free to contact our admissions department with any questions.


 Student Testimonials

PA Cartwright explains, "This program allows Physician Assistants to grow as providers and as teachers. I would recommend this program to anyone looking to make a difference in medicine and the PA field." (Class of 2020)



Online clinical doctorate for Physician Assistants taught by medical experts in their field.

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