What is a Physician Assistant?
A PA student suturing a patient during surgery rotation
Physician Assistants are highly qualified health care providers who have been prepared, through a demanding academic and clinical curriculum, to provide health care services under physician supervision. Physician assistants are nationally certified health care professionals who gather and evaluate medical data and participate in the process of clinical decision making, diagnosis, and therapeutic management.
All candidates who successfully complete the program will be awarded both the Master of Clinical Medical Science degree and the Physician Assistant Certificate.