Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies Degree

Are you ready to make significant contribution to your community and the future of your chosen profession in healthcare? The mission of the Physician Assistant program is to educate and prepare competent, compassionate and committed Physician Assistant leaders to be integral members of modern professional healthcare teams, driven by academic excellence.

Physician Assistants perform a variety of important roles in a clinical setting, including:

  • Taking patient histories and performing physical exams
  • Diagnosing illnesses and developing treatment plans
  • Ordering lab tests and prescribing medications
  • Counseling and educating patients
  • Suturing wounds and assisting in surgery

Physicians Assistants are servant-leaders in their communities. At University of the Cumberlands, you’ll develop academic and clinical skills in an environment of compassion and cooperation with a lifelong commitment to continuing education, leadership and medical service.

If you are looking for accredited Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies programs, consider University of the Cumberlands, where you can earn real-world experience with hands-on learning. Just fill out the form on this page to get started.

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Student Testimonial

"I was attracted to UC because of its location in the beautiful foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and the small class sizes. Throughout the application process, everyone was so helpful, courteous and professional, which made even the beginning of my UC education a positive experience. The instructors are very hands-on and supportive, which was something I was looking for in my PA education."

– Suzanne Benninger, PA program