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 opportunities.
  2. 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.
  3. Learn essential clinical techniques in Patient History Taking and Physical Exam Skills, a course offered in only a handful of programs nationwide.
  4. Patient contact/shadowing hours are program specific.  Refer to individual graduate PA programs for specific hours.

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  • USciences Celebrates 199th Founders' Day

    February 18, 2020

    Honoring the founding of USciences 199 years ago, the University honored its rich history of innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare, science, and education at Founders' Day on February 13, 2020. The event also launched the University's Bicentennial celebration which will span through 2021.

  • Health Sciences Director Follows Ultra Endurance Athlete for Research

    January 28, 2020

    To highlight the importance of field research in exercise physiology, Patrick Davitt, PhD, CSCS, FACS, director of USciences Health Science Program and assistant professor of kinesiology, vlogged his case study of an ultra-endurance athlete during the Leadville Race Series Trail 100 mile race.

  • USciences Serves in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    January 21, 2020

    In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, more than 270 USciences students joined faculty and staff volunteering at a variety of service activities on January 20, 2020.

  • Students Get Hands-On Experience in New Pediatric Occupational Therapy Lab

    January 13, 2020

    This fall, USciences' Department of Occupational Therapy opened the first pediatric occupational therapy laboratory on campus.

  • USciences Awarded $4.9 Million in Research Grants in 2019

    December 19, 2019

    USciences faculty researchers and students were supported by $4.9 million in grant funding awarded to the University in 2019. The additional dollars support ongoing investigations in each of the University's three colleges as well as student involvement in those projects.

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