Physician Assistant Studies Programs
A Physician Assistant (PA) is a nationally-certified, state licensed healthcare provider who practices under the supervision of a physician. PAs conduct physical examinations, order and interpret diagnostic tests, diagnose and treat illnesses, provide patient counseling, assist in the operating room and prescribe medications.
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Jefferson offers two ARC-PA accredited programs. One program is located in Center City, Philadelphia and the other program is located in two different locations: East Falls section of suburban Philadelphia and Voorhees, New Jersey.
In our programs, 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.
- Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies - Center City The Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the Thomas Jefferson University campus in Center City prepares you for success in this growing field.
- Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies - East Falls & New Jersey The MS in Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program at Thomas Jefferson University offers two locations: East Falls, Philadelphia, and Voorhees, New Jersey.
Your Degree Options
Jefferson offers several program options, depending on entry point and campus of interest.
- Students can apply to enter as a freshman or as a graduate student.
- There are three campuses, two of which are graduate entry only.
Your Choice of Locations
The Department of Physician Assistant Studies offers programs in Center City or East Falls, Philadelphia and in Voorhees, New Jersey.
Center City Campus
130 South Ninth Street, 6th Floor
Health Professions Academic Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107
East Falls Campus
Kay and Harold Ronson Health & Applied Science Building
4201 Henry Avenue, Suite 326
Philadelphia, PA 19144
New Jersey Campus
443 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Physician Assistant Studies Dual-Degrees
Accelerated Health Sciences BS/Physician Assistant MS - Available at the East Falls/Voorhees program
This accelerated 5-year Dual-Degree program guarantees students admission to both the BS and MS program at the time of initial application. Students must meet the established progression criteria to maintain their seat in the program.