PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

(PA)

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.

EDUCATION REQUIRED

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)

PROGRAM LENGTH

Bachelor's - 4 Years

Master's - 2-3 Years

CERTIFICATIONS

Obtain Licensure – pass the PA National Certifying Examination (PANCE)

PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT
  • Hospitals

  • Physician offices

  • Nursing homes

SALARY RANGE

$90,000 - $130,000

For more information on this program, visit the Education page

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