Physician Assistant Studies Graduate Program

Why study with the MSU PA Program?

  1. You will complete the fully accredited program in just 24 months and graduate prepared for success on the national certification exam, as supported by the program’s 20+ year proven PANCE pass rate.
  2. You will learn in a modern facility which includes a cadaver lab, simulation center, and PA designated spaces including a procedure skill lab, classroom, student lounge, and an on-site clinic that serves uninsured low-income adult patients.
  3. You will attend a program with the option for various clinical training experiences including, regional health care organizations, a university teaching hospital, trauma center, rural, and inner-city settings.
  4. You will attend a program where the focus of the faculty, staff, and program director is on student success.
  5. You will attend a program that has a proven track record of alumni achievements and graduates who contribute to the PA profession and community through teaching, leadership, service, and research.
  6. You will attend a program that has a proven track record in graduating PAs who serve in areas of need, particularly in rural and inner-city health areas.
  7. You will attend a program with faculty who (a) hold leadership positions within the university, and with state and national PA organizations, (b) are ranked, tenured, and/or are on tenure track, (c) are actively involved in research, and (d) are published authors.

Explore the program

Through rigorous curriculum and the mentorship of experienced faculty, you will develop the intellectual and interpersonal skills for a rewarding career as a physician assistant.

Accredited program

Our 24 month accredited program curriculum incorporates scientific inquiry, self-directed study, clinical experience, critical analysis and problem solving to provide you with a firm foundation for your career in health care.