The Union College Physician Assistant Program prepares students from diverse backgrounds for excellence in the physician assistant profession, developing their God-given abilities in harmony with the highest physical, mental and spiritual ideals.
Union College offers a 33-month professional course of study, leading to a Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant Inc.(ARC-PA), and graduates may sit for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination.
Union College also offers a three-year (six-semester) pre-physician assistant curriculum (PDF). The pre-PA curriculum prepares the student for application to a number of professional PA programs across the country, and is particularly suited to the goals of the Union College PA program.