Admissions: Programs of Study


Pre-Physician Assistant


This program will provide the knowledge you need to diagnose, treat, educate, and empower your patients – and prepare you for the ever-changing health care field. Unique to our program is our non-competitive team approach, our specialized clinical tracks, and our hands-on, clinical emphasis.

The Pre-Professional Physician Assistant Program is designed to provide students with liberal arts and with science courses needed in order to apply to the professional phase of the program (the graduate PA program). Admission to the Pre-PA program is selective, as students must maintain high standards required for admittance to the professional phase. All Pre-PA students must apply and pass admission standards in order to enter the professional phase of the program. Students academic progress is closely monitored by the PA Program staff. The PA Program also provides a 'Mentor Program' which allows for the opportunity to shadow a practicing PA in the local medical community.


Our Keith J. O’Neill Center for Healthy Families provides advanced technology and equipment for academic learning, community outreach, and research, including a state-of-the-art Human Physiology Laboratory. Understanding the need for quality healthcare, both regionally and globally, our ARC-PA accredited program will well prepare you to provide this much-needed care. Students who qualify are automatically accepted into the professional phase (master’s level) of the program.

Degree: Bachelor of Science - BS
Program Website
College: Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department Website: Science

Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1

Accreditations

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Contact Information

Office of University Admissions
866-279-9663
Email: YourFuture@marywood.edu

Chairperson: Dr. Michael Kiel
Department of Science 
570-348-6265 
Email: mkiel@marywood.edu 
PA program email: paprograms@marywood.edu

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