Physician Assistant Programs in Pennsylvania

Unless noted by a * or **, the programs listed below are fully ARC-PA accredited, and their information is up to date as of 10/10/14.

A = Associate’s Degree    B = Bachelor’s Degree    C = Certificate   M = Master’s Degree  * = Accreditation – Provisional (the program is expected to be fully accredited in the near future and may admit students)  ** = Accreditation-Probationary (the program’s accreditation is in jeopardy and may be withdrawn if it does not make the necessary changes by its next review.  This probation period is limited to 2 years.

 

Arcadia University

Physician Assistant Program
Brubaker Hall, Health Science Center
450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA  19038-3295
(215) 572-2888
Email: daysc@arcadia.edu
Website: http://cms-staging.arcadia.edu/academic/default.aspx?id=425
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: December 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Chatham University

Physician Assistant Program
Office of Graduate Admissions, Berry Hall, Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA  15232
(412) 365-1825
Email: gradadmissions@chatham.edu
Website: http://www.chatham.edu/mpas/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
No Supplemental Application

 

DeSales University

Physician Assistant Program
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA  18034
(610) 282-1100
Email: gradadmissions@desales.edu
Website: http://www.desales.edu/home/academics/graduate-studies/programs-of-study/mspas—physician-assistant
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: January 15
No Supplemental Application

 

Drexel University

PA Program
College of Nursing and Health Professions
245 N. 15th Street, M.S. #504
Philadelphia, PA  19102-1192
(215) 762-7135
Email: paadmissions@drexel.edu
Website: http://www.drexel.edu/physAsst/programs/physicianAssistant/admissions/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Duquesne University

Department of Physician Assistant
600 Forbes Avenue
Office of Admissions
Pittsburgh, PA  15143
(412) 396-5914
Email: admissions@duq.edu
Website: http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences/academic-programs/physician-assistant
Credentials Awarded: B, M
GRE not required, ACT/SAT required
Does not participate in CASPA
Application Deadline: December 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Gannon University

Physician Assistant Program
Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences
109 University Square
Erie, PA  16541-0001
(814) 871-5643
Email: schlick001@gannon.edu
Website: http://www.gannon.edu/Academic-Offerings/Health-Professions-and-Sciences/Graduate/Physician-Assistant/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
Does not participate in CASPA
Application Deadline: January 15
No Supplemental Application

 

King’s College

Department of Physician Assistant Studies
133 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711
(570) 208-5853
Email: PAadmissions@kings.edu
Website: http://www.kings.edu/academics/undergraduate_majors/physicianassistant
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Lock Haven University

Physician Assistant Program
401 N. Fairview Street
Lock Haven, PA  17745
(570) 484-2929
Email: Lbeers@LHUP.edu
Website: http://paportal.lhup.edu/PA/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
No Supplemental Application

Multiple campuses: Lock Haven University Main Campus, Clearfield Branch Campus, Dixonn University Center Campus in Harrisburg, PA, and Charles Cole Memorial Campus in Coudersport, PA.

 

Marywood University

Physician Assistant Program
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA  18509
(570) 348-6298
Email: paprogram@marywood.edu
Website: http://www.marywood.edu/pa-program
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Mercyhurst University (Developing Program, not accredited)

Physician Assistant Program
501 East 38th Street
Erie, PA  16546
(814) 824-2598
Email: grad@mercyhurst.edu
Website: http://www.mercyhurst.edu/academics/graduate/physician%20assistant%20studies
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
Does not participate in CASPA
Application Deadline: November 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Misericordia University *

Physician Assistant Program
301 Lake Street
Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 674-6716
Email: paadmissions@misericordia.edu
Website: http://www.misericordia.edu/misericordia_pg.cfm?subcat_id=108&page_id=990
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: January 15
No Supplemental Application

 

Penn State University *

Physician Assistant Program
PO Box 850, Mailcode H152
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 531-0003 x285595
Email: psupaprogram@hmc.psu.edu
Website: http://www.pennstatehershey.org/web/educationalaffairs/home/programs/physician-assistant-program
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: January 15
Supplemental Application Required ($50)

 

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Physician Assistant Program
DIF 119, One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
(800) 367-9222, extension 7338
Email: sshott@pct.edu
Website: http://www.pct.edu/schools/hs/pa/
Credentials Awarded: B
GRE not required, SAT or ACT required
Does not participate in CASPA
Application Deadline: January 15
No Supplemental Application

 

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Office of Admissions, 4170 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19131
(215) 871-6700
Email: PAadmissions@pcom.edu
Website: http://admissions.pcom.edu/program/physician-assistant-studies-ms/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: December 1
Supplemental Application Required ($50)

 

Philadelphia University

Physician Assistant Studies Program
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19144
(215) 951-2908
Email: paprogram@philau.edu
Website: http://www.philau.edu/paprogram/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline:  October 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Saint Francis University

Master of Physician Assistant Sciences – Graduate Admit
117 Evergreen Drive, PO Box 600
Loretto, PA  15940
(814) 472-3130
Email: pa@francis.edu
Website: http://francis.edu/physician-assistant-science/
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Salus University

Physician Assistant Program, Office of Admissions
8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA  19027
(800) 824-6262
Email: admissions@salus.edu
Website: http://www.salus.edu/physicianAssistant/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: December 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Seton Hill University

Physician Assistant Program
One Seton Drive, Box 510F
Greensburg, PA  15601
(724) 552-4355
Email: gadmit@setonhill.edu
Website: http://www.setonhill.edu/academics/graduate_programs/physician_assistant
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: January 15
No Supplemental Application

 

Thomas Jefferson University *

Physician Assistant Program
130 South 9th Street, Suite 100, Edison Building
Philadelphia, PA  19107
(215) 503-8890
Email: paprogram@jefferson.edu
Website: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/health_professions/departments/physician_assistant.html
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: October 1
Supplemental Application Required ($25)

 

University of Pittsburgh

Physician Assistant Program
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Physician Assistant Studies
3010 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA  15238
(412) 624-6743
Email: admissions@shrs.pitt.edu
Website: http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/pa
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline:  November 1
No Supplemental Application

 

University of the Sciences of Philadelphia *

Physician Assistant Program
600 South 43rd Street, Box 27
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 596-7141
Email: paprogram@usciences.edu
Website: http://www.physicianassistant.usciences.edu/physician-assistant-studies/graduate-professional-physician-assistant-program
Credentials awarded: M
GRE not required, TOEFL for nonnative English speakers
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: November 1
Supplemental Application Required ($50)

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