Physician assistants provide a critical component to the patient care experience. Under the supervision of a physician, they take patient histories, perform routine diagnostic studies, assist in emergency medicine, monitor patient progress and manage therapeutic plans. PAs are among the most sought-after professionals in health care.

Ranked 11 out of 170 nationally by U.S. News & World Report, Quinnipiac offers a high-quality physician assistant degree program.

Undergraduate students may begin their careers at Quinnipiac majoring in health science studies and then go on to pursue their master of health science degree through the entry-level master's physician assistant program.

Graduate student candidates may apply directly to the master of health science physician assistant program.

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