Accreditation Status

Accreditation is a process of external peer review to assure standards of excellence and quality are met. Graduation from an accredited PA program is now a prerequisite to practice as a PA in the United States and to sit for the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistant certifying examination.

The Missouri State University Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).