To recruit exemplary individuals from diverse backgrounds and prepare them to provide high quality, compassionate health care as a Physician Assistant.

To achieve our mission, the PA Program strives to...

  • Provide our students with a broad based interprofessional medical education that will enable them to adapt to the changing health care environment with a focus on evidence-based practice.
  • Prepare and encourage graduates to practice in rural communities and other underserved settings.
  • Educate students in a collaborative team model that promotes critical thinking and medical problem solving skills.
  • Continue our tradition of excellence in preparing students to successfully complete the national certification examination.
  • Develop faculty and staff members with a commitment to excellence in teaching, service and scholarship.
Rev. 4/21/2017