Physician Assistants examine, diagnose and treat patients under the supervision of a licensed physician. PA’s can prepare casts or splints, suture small wounds, interpret medical tests and prescribe most medications.
Bachelor’s Degree – no specific major is required but need to have completed coursework in anatomy, microbiology, physiology
Physician Assistant Master’s Program – 2-3 years combining classroom and clinical experience (minimum 2,000 hours)
Bachelor's - 4 Years
Master's - 2-3 Years
Obtain Licensure – pass the PA National Certifying Examination (PANCE)
PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
$90,000 - $130,000