To prepare professional academic clinicians committed to providing quality health care to all individuals.
Physician Assistant Major
The PA major consists of a two-year pre-physician assistant curriculum focusing on prerequisites to entry into the PA Program followed by the three professional years of the Physician Assistant Program. Successful completion of the PA Program leads to the BS/MS in Advanced Physician Assistant Studies and eligibility to take the national certifying examination leading to the title of Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C).
Pre-Physician Assistant (Pre-PA) Curriculum
During the first two years at Wagner College, students take courses in the sciences, that comprise preparation for the physician assistant program, as well as the general education course requirements needed to proceed to the Physician Assistant Program.
Physician Assistant (PA) Program
Wagner College offers a Physician Assistant Program for the prospective student interested in pursuing a career as a physician assistant. This program culminates in the BS/ MS in Advanced Physician Assistant Studies.
Graduate Program in Advanced Physician Assistant Studies
Wagner College also offers a graduate program for the practicing physician assistant wishing to obtain the MS degree. This program for the practicing physician assistant culminates in the MS degree in Advanced Physician Assistant Studies.