Requirements for admission to training programs vary; most applicants have a college degree and some health-related work experience. All states require physician assistants to complete an accredited, formal education program and pass a national exam to obtain a license.
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Average Tuition (excluding room and board) for Schools with this major: $16,552.00 per year
Job training, when available from the services, consists of classroom instruction, including practice in providing patient health care. Course content typically includes:
All states and the District of Columbia have legislation governing the practice of physician assistants. All jurisdictions require physician assistants to pass the Physician Assistant National Cer...
Physician assistants must have a desire to serve patients and be self-motivated. PAs also must have a good bedside manner, emotional stability and the ability to make decisions in emergencies. Phy...
The level of education attained by people currently working in this career.