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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  • Physical Therapy Students Volunteer at Multiple Sclerosis Ride

    October 01, 2019

    Four students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program volunteered to help treat and triage patients during the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride on September 21-22, 2019.

  • Attendees Learn About Pain Management at 2019 Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture

    September 27, 2019

    Joseph M. Donnelly, PT, DHS, OCS, clinical professor and director of post-professional programs at Mercer University, spoke about the neuroscience of pain and the management and application of individuals with neurologic impairment at the 19th Annual Patricia Leahy Memorial Lecture on September 26, 2019 held on campus in the Science and Technology Center.

  • Students Apply Healthcare Skills as Counselors at MDA Summer Camp

    September 25, 2019

    For one week each summer, children with muscular dystrophy are encouraged to have fun away from their parents and caretakers and experience new opportunities at the Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp. People like Jenna Kwiecinski BMS'20, HumSci'20, make it possible by volunteering their time to make sure the camp runs smoothly and safely.

  • PT Professor Helps Write Guidelines on Treating Runner's Knee

    September 24, 2019

    After seven years of collaborative efforts, a new guideline to help treat runner's knee, an issue that impacts one in four individuals, has been published with a USciences physical therapy professor serving as co-author.

  • Alumni Relations Launches A Day in the Life: Alumni Speaker Series for Students

    September 16, 2019

    The Office of Alumni Relations launched its "A Day in the Life Series" - a new program featuring several roundtable discussions for students featuring USciences alumni across different sectors of health, science, and business.

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