College of Health Sciences
Physician Assistant Program
The Physician Assistant profession is one of the fastest growing today. The Salus Physician Assistant (PA) program is based on the University’s legacy of excellence in clinical education. Our competitive, full-time, 25-month PA program prepares graduates to join one of the top professions in the country and become integral members of today’s healthcare delivery team. Graduates of our fully accredited program receive a Master of Medical Science degree (MMS).
The Salus University PA program is patient-centered with a primary care philosophy and holistic approach, so our students appreciate the need to not only care for the patient, but also about the patient. Our outstanding faculty is accessible and committed to the personal and professional development of our students.
Early and extensive clinical training plus innovative teaching through small group and problem-based learning are integral to the program. The second year is dedicated entirely to clinical rotations that provide direct patient care experiences in primary and specialty medical care disciplines.
Salus University Physician Assistant students receive:
- A strong basic science and pathophysiology foundation
- Anatomy-based curriculum with an onsite cadaver lab
- Evidence-based medicine theory and small groups for development of critical thinking skills
- Patient care introduced in the first year.
We invite you to learn more about our Physician Assistant program, its admissions requirements, and more. Please see the links on the left menu bar for more information, or call us at 800.824.6262 or email@example.com to explore the opportunities awaiting you at Salus University.
According to U.S. News and World Report, Physician Assistant is one of the top ten growth professions in the U.S.
PAs work under a physician's direction to diagnose and treat illness, order and interpret tests, conduct physical exams, counsel in preventive healthcare, assist in surgery and order prescriptive treatments.
PAs practice in a variety of settings including physician offices, hospitals, clinics, community health centers, military and veteran's administration installations.