Physician Assistant Studies Department

Support healthy communities

Gain the skills and experience to become a physician assistant, serving patients as a primary care provider.

Our community-focused program will sharpen your clinical and leadership abilities as you learn to address health issues with skill and compassion.

Advisement by appointment only

If you wish to meet with a PA Program Advisor, please call 417-836-4479 to make an appointment.

Graduate program

Master of Science

Physician Assistant Studies

Gain clinical experience, learn in state-in-art facilities and develop the necessary skills for a rewarding career as a physician assistant. Our professional course of study is designed to prepare highly competent practitioners to practice primary care medicine in the context of team-delivered care in a rapidly evolving health care arena.

Accredited program

You will complete our accredited program in just 24 months. The 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.

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Inspiring academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State’s approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty and personalized advising.