Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of
Physician Assistant Studies

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Department of
Physician Assistant Studies

PA - Welcome

As a graduate of our Physician Assistant Studies program, you will be poised to create a new vision for health professions. You will be prepared as a leader in health care and human services, and to use your advanced expertise to translate your knowledge and skills into evidence-based, innovative medical practice.



In our Program, Physician Assistants conduct physical examinations, order and interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose and treat illnesses, provide patient counseling, assist in the operating room and prescribe medications.

PA - Career Opportunities

Physician Assistant has been named one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S. by the Bureau of Labor & Statistics, with an expected 38.4% increase in jobs by 2020. Take a look at the jobs available to you.

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Department of Physician Assistant Studies
130 South Ninth Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Admissions Office

Phone (toll-free): 1-877-533-3247
Phone: 215-503-8890