Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program
Our 26-month program will train you to become a highly skilled medical professional. This rewarding career will allow you to work in the exciting world of medicine in a collaborative environment where you will be an integral part of the health care team. Becoming a physician assistant will allow you to help others and make a positive difference in your community.
- What is a Physician Assistant?
- Licensed to practice medicine under the supervision of a physician
- Work in a variety of clinical settings from primary care and medical specialties to the emergency and operating room
- Medically evaluate, diagnose, and develop treatment plans
- Prescribe medications and perform clinical procedures
- Why become a Physician Assistant?
- Opportunity to work in an exciting, respected profession
- One of the fastest growing professions in the nation
- Generous income potential
- Why choose RMC?
- Broad training opportunities ranging from rural primary care to technically challenging specialties such as cardiovascular surgery
- High faculty-to-student ratio
- Faculty dedicated exclusively to the PA program
- Interactive environment promoting family atmosphere
- Emphasis on clinical skills through workshops
The Rocky Mountain College Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program holds active accreditation from the ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant). Graduates from ARC-PA-accredited PA programs are eligible to sit for the PANCE (Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination) and become licensed to practice. The PANCE is the entry-level exam PAs must pass to become nationally certified. Click to see our 5-year PANCE scores.