Physician Assistant Master's Degree Completion Program, MS
Accelerate Your Career
Earn your degree quickly and efficiently. Our fully online program allows those who are certified PAs with an undergraduate degree to earn their physician assistant master’s degree, and our flexible online format of this program allows you to continue to build your professional skills while you complete your advanced degree.
Fast-Track Your Degree
- Flexible, fully online part-time program.
- Compete your degree in just 12 months (four semesters).
- Prepares practicing PAs for roles in academia, administration, and research.
Take Courses Like...
In PAS 514: Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine, you will study epidemiology research methods and apply lessons to your clinical care. Or study health promotion topics, such as Healthy People 2020, delivery of cost-effect care, and public health advocacy in PAS 515: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. In PAS 620: Research Methods/Master Project, you will gain the basic knowledge and skills needed to formulate research questions and hypothesis.
- PAS 514 Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Medicine
- PAS 515 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
- PAS 620 Research Methods
The program allows you to build on your professional experience and achieve your terminal degree in a flexible way that suits your schedule. Graduate equipped with the evidence-based knowledge and advanced skills to further your career and provide patient-centered care gained through integrated interprofessional training experiences.
Add Opportunities and Experiences
Gain expanded professional skills through course work in epidemiology, health promotion, evidence-based medicine, research methods, and leadership.
Choose Your Career
Graduates from our physician assistant master's degree completion program become efficient healthcare professionals that can work in various fields within the medical industry such as family medicine, emergency medicine, pharmaceuticals, general practice, and much more.
Graduates are specialized physician assistants employed in a variety of settings which include nursing homes, hospitals, private care facilities, and universities.
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