The online Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Completion Program is designed for Physician Assistants who want to advance to a lead or chief Physician Assistant position, move into management, or teach. Course work in epidemiology, health promotion, evidence based medicine, research methods, and leadership will provide students with new skills applicable to their careers.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Pace University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Occupational License
- Applicants must have successfully completed an ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Committee for Physician Assistants) accredited physician assistant program that includes a minimum of 32 credits in the didactic year, and 40 weeks of supervised clinical experience in the clinical year.
- This program requires national certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
- You will need to provide documentation of 3,600 hours post baccalaureate clinical experience with attestation of clinical competency.