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coronavirus (covid-19): the latest updates about usciences return to campus: the full plan for a phased return of employees and students:

physician assistant, undergraduate, pre-professional program

our pre-professional pa program combines foundational coursework with patient contact and shadowing to prepare you for graduate studies and a rewarding career. get a complete, real-world understanding of what it means to be a physician assistant, at usciences.

what sets us apart?

  1. discover what it’s like to be a physician assistant through our comprehensive curriculum combined with real-world shadowing and volunteer experiences.
  2. if program standards for progression are maintained, students will be eligible for an interview with the usciences 24-month graduate pa program.
  3. prepare for the next stage of your career, whether you just graduated high school, are transferring from another college, or have years of healthcare experience.
  4. learn essential clinical techniques in pa shadowing and physical examination, a course offered in only a handful of programs nationwide.
  5. patient contact/shadowing hours are program-specific.  refer to individual graduate pa programs for their required hours.

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