MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES
Effective July 14,2020, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the Northeastern State University Physician Assistant Studies Program sponsored by Northeastern State University.
The ARC-PA is the recognized accrediting agency that protects the interests of the public, including current and prospective PA students, and the PA profession by defining the standards for PA education and evaluating PA educational programs within the territorial United States to ensure their compliance with those standards.
What Can I Do With a Master's Degree in Physician Assistant?
- Private Practice Clinics
- Hospital Based Practice
- Emergency Medicine
- Surgical Specialties
- Tribal Facilities
- Specialty Setting (i.e Cardiac, Neurosurgical, Urgent Care)
Did You Know?
Median salary for a Physician Assistant was $115,390 in 2020 - Money US News
- Bachelor's Degree
- Completion of all prerequisite courses with grades of "C" or better
- GPA of 3.0 as computed by CASPA
- Prior healthcare experience expected
- 3 letters of reference
- Official transcripts to CASPA
- On-campus interview
- Oct 1st
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*Fees include: facility fee, student activity fee, infrastructure fee, cultural/scholastic lecturer fee, student ID fee, technology services fee and remedial course fee, if applicable. NSU courses taught at off campus locations or online might have additional fees assessed. These totals are tuition and fee estimations per program based on the current catalog year. Books, supplies and some fees may not be included.