Delayed Opening 3/22/18

Due to weather conditions, USciences will open at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Classes scheduled before that time are cancelled. Read more

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



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University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495


888-996-8747 or 215-596-8821