Thomas Jefferson University

Graduate Programs
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies - Center City Campus

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.


Program Length

27 months

Program Format

On-site, Full-time


Center City

Program Start

Pre-Fall (May)


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Rolling Admissions to November 1

1 Nov

Application deadline

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29 May

MAY Deadline TBD

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Learn about the variety of classes and schedule options for obtaining your degree.


Accreditation for Center City Program

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Thomas Jefferson University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Thomas Jefferson University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be June 2028. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

Contact Us

Jefferson - Center City Campus
130 South 9th Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-951-2800