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Physician Assistant Studies
Bachelor/Master of Science Degree (B.S./M.S.)
Making a difference requires hard work and dedication.
Everyone wants to make the world a better place. As a physician assistant, you will. Under physician supervision, you'll work with patients to evaluate, diagnose, and treat medical conditions. Thanks to extensive experience with the latest technologies, practices, techniques, and procedures, you'll feel prepared to make the critical healthcare decisions.
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Physician Assistant Studies (Combined B.S./M.S.)
This five-year physician assistant studies program includes three years of pre-professional education, followed by a year of intensive lab-based study and a year of clinical experience in a variety of medical settings.
Supplement your degree with up to two minors.
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Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about. Academic Tours allow you to explore labs and get to the core of your future program. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into your academic area of interest, opt for a Self-Scheduled Personal Tour. Comprehensive COVID-19 safety protocols are in place.
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Saturday, November 68:30 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)
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- Stay and learn on campus over your summer break
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College’s PA program joins national celebration
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PA students dance like nobody’s stressing
Physician assistant students took part in a unique pre-finals class “exercise” last week, testing their physiological reactions ...