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Online Master's for Practicing Physician Assistants

Master of Physician Assistant Professional Studies (MPAPS)

  • Online courses designed for practicing PAs
  • Preparation for healthcare administration and college-level teaching

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Online Master's for Practicing Physician Assistants at Marywood

Our online Master's in Physician Assistant Professional Studies (MPAPS) program provides quality graduate education to practicing PAs to help them further develop their professional skills and contribute to their field. All courses are online, making it convenient for PAs to earn their master's degree while working. An MPAPS degree will enable you to:

  • Teach at the college level
  • Conduct scholarly research
  • Publish your work and present at conferences
  • Prepare for administrative roles in healthcare organizations

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Specific Program Requirements

  • Successful completion of an accredited PA program
  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Current NCCPA certification
  • Current PA license
  • Evidence of current employment as a PA (If not employed in Pennsylvania, state regulations may prohibit the awarding of academic credit for completion of clinical practice courses out-of-state. This will be reviewed and approved on an individual basis.)
  • Evidence of a supervising physician
  • GRE scores are not required

Graduate Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
  • Completed application
  • Essay
  • Official, sealed transcripts
  • Two or three letters of recommendation

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