Physician Assistant Master's Program

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St. Scholastica begins work on a Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program

The College plans to accept students into a Physician Assistant (PA) master's program in 2017, pending achieving accreditation-provisional status. St. Scholastica is seeking provisional accreditation through the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). In the event that ARC-PA does not award accreditation-provisional status, students will not be accepted into the program for a 2017 start.

Why are we introducing a Physician Assistant program?

St. Scholastica has a well-regarded portfolio of professional-level health education programs, including Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, Health Informatics Information Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Social Work. The College's School of Nursing offers one of the state's largest nursing programs, including bachelor's to doctoral degrees. A Physician Assistant program builds on our strengths in these areas.

A Physician Assistant program also advances the College's commitment to the healthcare needs of rural areas in Minnesota and neighboring states. As healthcare costs continue to rise, the demand for non-physician healthcare providers increases as well. This program allows us to meet the growing need for Physician Assistants.

What does a Physician Assistant do? More information about the profession.

Don't have a bachelor's degree?

If you're interested in the Physician Assistant Master's Program at St. Scholastica and don't yet have a bachelor's degree, now's the time to get started. St. Scholastica offers a Pre-Physician Assistant program that will meet all prerequisites for our proposed Master's program.

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