The College of Health Sciences mission is to prepare and inspire health leaders, professionals, and consumers through collaborative and innovative approaches to education, research and community service.

Mission Moments

Congratulations to the physician assistant program! The physician assistant program achieved provisional accreditation from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program's ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students. Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class. Please view this video to learn about the Top 10 things to know about WCU's new PA program. Thank you to the hard work of the PA program faculty.

PA Program

Left to Right: Amy Baker (Professor, Program Director), Paul Bradford (Professor, Clinical Education Coordinator), Jennifer Anderson (Associate Professor)

Archived Mission Moments

Meet Dean Heinerichs

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