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

Elon joins the North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity
<p><span>The university is among 20 schools and state health agencies taking part in a program meant to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the North Carolina healthcare workforce.</span></p>
School of Health Sciences hosts NC Standardized Patient Training Day
Elon University graduates charter Physician Assistant Studies class
<p>Thirty-seven candidates in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program received degrees during a Sunday ceremony in Whitley Auditorium.</p>
Medicine takes flight for Elon PA graduate
<p>2nd Lt. Jamie Seals, whose education was funded by the U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program, reports for commissioned officer training in May as she begins her healthcare career by serving her country.</p>
PA and DPT programs enroll Class of 2017
<p class="p1">Elon&rsquo;s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week. &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Elon holds white coat ceremony for Physician Assistant Studies program
<p>A Dec. 12 program in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion marked the end of academic studies and the formal start of clinical education for members of the PA program&#39;s Class of 2016.</p>