Are you a team player with a passion for contributing to the health and wellness of your patients? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and interacting with other health care professionals? You can start preparing right now for a career as a physician assistant (PA).
You'll get a competitive edge on professional school when you enroll in Edinboro's rigorous pre-PA program.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the occupation of physician assistant
will grow 37% in the next 10 years. The median salary for a physician assistant is
more than $100,000 per year.
Our Pre-Physician Assistant concentration gives you a competitive edge when the time comes to apply to professional PA programs. Here's why:
Balance these classes with general education and core courses that improve your critical
thinking skills and ethical decision-making and you'll be a qualified candidate for
Small classes taught by faculty members with a wide array of research interests will enable you to participate fully in your education and appreciate the importance of evidence-based medicine. Faculty mentors will ensure you're equipped to do well on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and meet the requirements for the PA program that interests you.
PAs play a vital and growing role in today's health landscape. They undergo extensive medical training and must be licensed and certified before they can join a health care team. However, if you're ready for the challenge, you can start building a resume now that demonstrates your commitment to the field.
Opportunities at Edinboro include:
Students like you who are focused and serious about careers in health care are here at Edinboro. They could be following any one of these pre-professional tracks:
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