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Pre-Physician Assistant (PA)

Bachelor of Science


A Physician Assistant, or PA, practices medicine on teams with physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare workers. They examine, diagnose, and treat patients.



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Program Details

Pre-professional programs prepare students for entry into numerous professional programs. The programs are not majors (i.e., a pre-med or pre-physical therapy major) but rather are tailored courses within existing majors. As students determine their program of interest, faculty work one on one with them to ensure they complete the prerequisite course requirements for their professional program(s) of interest.

Students intending to apply for physician assistant graduate program(s) would be best prepared by completing a Biology B.S. or a Biochemistry B.S.

Education & Training/Residency

  • Degree: Master’s degree
  • Education: 4-year undergraduate degree (with a focus in sciences), 2 years of an advanced degree.

Alumni Graduate School Placements

  • Bethel University
  • Augsburg University
  • Emory University
  • Concordia University Wisconsin
  • Physician Assistant Salus University
  • University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse

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