School of Health Sciences

Established in April 2011, Elon's School of Health Sciences serves graduate students in the doctor of physical therapy (DPT) program and the physician assistant (PA) studies master's program, which enrolled its first class in January 2013. The School of Health Sciences is housed in the Gerald L. Francis Center on Haggard Avenue, which features classrooms, simulation/exam rooms and observation rooms, and a variety of clinical laboratories.

The School of Health Sciences is the university's sixth major academic unit, joining Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education and Elon University School of Law.

Health Sciences News

Voices of Discovery Science Speaker - Monday, March 12
<p>The Director of the Rehabilitation Engineering Center at N.C. State University discusses restoring motor function with Smart Prosthetics in&nbsp;McCrary Theatre at 7 p.m.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
News &amp; Record article highlights anatomical gift program at Elon
<p>The Jan. 2 article provided an overview that the innovative program is having on the education of students in the School of Health Sciences.&nbsp;</p>
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant programs enroll Class of 2020
<p>Elon&rsquo;s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Elon PA students collaborate with the Alamance Open Door Clinic on improving care
<p>Students in Elon&#39;s Physician Assistant Studies program&nbsp;and staff from the Alamance Open Door Clinic participated in a design thinking sprint on Tuesday, Dec.&nbsp;5, to address two questions related to quality improvement and patient adherence.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Elon celebrates accomplishments of newest Doctor of Physical Therapy Program graduates
<p>Forty-seven students received their doctor of physical therapy degrees at a commencement ceremony in McCrary Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.</p>
Physician Assistant Studies program holds White Coat Ceremony
<p>The White Coat Ceremony marks the start of intensive clinical learning experiences for the 38 members of the program&#39;s Class of 2019.</p>