MS in Physician Assistant Studies - Center City


College of Health Professions


Master of Science


Center City


On Campus


27 Months

Enrollment Options

Full Time

Student Resources

Center City Campus

Licensure & Certification for Center City Campus

Learn how to become licensed as a physician assistant.

Center City Campus Tuition & Fee Information

Detailed tuition information provided from the University Registrar's Office.

Additional Resources

Students in the Physician Assistant Studies department have access to additional resources and organizations to help prepare them for a professional career as a physician's assistant.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

AAPA is the national professional society for physician assistants. AAPA focuses on improving the professional growth, abilities and recognition of PAs. 

Student Academy of the AAPA (SAAAPA)

SAAAPA includes all student members of AAPA. This separate structure has it's own  Student Board of Directors, which guides Student Academy affairs.

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

The purpose of NCCPA is providing certification programs that will fully prepare PA students to begin their careers.

Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA)

CASPA is the sole nationwide program that represents PA education programs. One of CASPA's services is to simplify the PA school application process.

Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants (PSPA)

PSPA represents physician assistants in Pennsylvania. PSPA's goals are to improve the PA education process to enhance quality medical care and to promote professionalism, loyalty and understanding in and of the PA profession.

New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants (NJSSPA)

NJSSPA represents members of the PA profession in New Jersey. NJSSPA promotes education, advocacy and partnership in order to improve the quality and affordability of health care.

Delaware Academy of Physician Assistants (DAPA)

DAPA provides quality health care to people in Delaware by educating PAs and students. DAPA provides PAs, friends and students with general business meetings, an annual conference and monthly networking opportunities.

Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

PAEA is the only national organization that represents U.S. PA education programs. PAEA supports and provides opportunities for PA program faculty, applicants, students and stakeholders.

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistants (ARC-PA)

ARC-PA is an accrediting agency, which defines the standards for PA education based on evaluations of PA educational programs in the U.S. ARC-PA protects the public and the PA profession.