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Pre-Physical Assistant

Bachelor of Science


Overview of Profession Physician assistants, also known as PAs, practice medicine on teams with physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare workers. They examine, diagnose, and treat patients.
  • Median annual wage for physician assistants $104,860 (May 2017)
  • Career outlook (percent growth projection between 2016-2026) 37%



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Education & Training/Residency

  • Degree: Master’s degree
  • Education: 4-year undergraduate degree (with a focus in sciences), 2 years of an advanced degree.

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Alumni Graduate School Placements

  • Bethel University
  • Augsburg University
  • Emory University
  • Concordia University Wisconsin
  • Physician Assistant Salus University
  • University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse