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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?
- Discover what it’s like to be a physician assistant through our comprehensive curriculum combined with real-world shadowing and volunteer opportunities.
- If program standards for progression are maintained, students will be eligible in
their 3rd year to interview with the 27-month, year-round graduate professional PA
program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
- 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.
- Learn essential clinical techniques in Patient History Taking and Physical Exam Skills,
a course offered in only a handful of programs nationwide.
- Patient contact/shadowing hours are program specific. Refer to individual graduate PA programs for specific hours.
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OT Student Explores Research Opportunities at Summer Institute
August 12, 2019
Nancy Greene MS'16 (Health Psychology), DrOT'20 participated in the American Occupational Therapy Association's Summer Institute for Future Scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina where she learned about research opportunities and built a network of peers.
Bradley Pratzner DPT'17 Let Curiosity, Professors Help Him Find His Career Path
August 05, 2019
As a physical therapist interacting with rehabilitation patients with a wide variety of diagnoses, Bradley Pratzner DPT'17 has frequently relied on his experience and education from University of the Sciences as he treats patients including those with amputations, transplants, spinal cord injuries, stroke and more.
USciences Graduate Named Chair of Occupational Therapy Department
July 23, 2019
After a year of serving as interim chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, Wendy Walsh MOT’00, PhD’18 (health policy), MOT, OTR/L, assistant professor of occupational therapy, has been named permanently to the position.
Health Career Summer Academy Exposes Teens to Health Careers Early
July 08, 2019
USciences partnered with Main Line Health to offer a week-long Health Career Summer Academy to expose teens to careers in the health professions.
Ursinus College, USciences Sign Affiliation Agreement
June 25, 2019
Ursinus grads can pursue advanced degrees in one of 12 USciences graduate programs
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