Physician Assistant

The demand for physician assistants continues to grow, making this profession an exciting career choice.

Physician assistants are nationally certified and state-licensed medical professionals who practice medicine under the supervision of a physician.

At D'Youville, in just four and half years you can earn a combined bachelor's and master's degree in physician assistant (BS+MS) through our ARC-PA-accredited program.

Our Mission

The demand for physician assistants continues to grow, making this profession an exciting career choice.

Physician assistants are nationally certified and state-licensed medical professionals who practice medicine under the supervision of a physician.

At D'Youville, in just four and half years you can earn a combined bachelor's and master's degree in physician assistant (BS+MS) through our ARC-PA-accredited program.

Program Goals

The D'Youville Physician Assistant Department measures its success as a program at achieving it goals by how well it meets the standards set forth in the mission statement.

PROGRAM GOALS

  1. To equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become exemplary clinicians.
  2. Our students will be trained to serve patients across the lifespan, with health and wellness promotion in primary care and interprofessional collaboration.
  3. Our students will be trained to serve diverse patient populations.
  4. Our students will demonstrate professionalism across multiple areas of clinical practice.
  5. Our students will become competent in medical and evidenced based research through scholarly activity.

Success in Achieving Program Goals.