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Getting Licensed

Students who successfully complete the PA Program at Jefferson will be eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE). This is a computer-based test that is issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), the only certifying organization for physician assistants in the United States.

Students who pass the PANCE can apply for their license as a physician assistant in any state they wish to practice in.

Delaware Board of Medical Practice
New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners
Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine