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.

Congratulations to the Class of 2016 for their 100% first time pass rate on the national PA certification examination (PANCE)!

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.

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

Our program


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.