Mississippi College

The physician assistant curriculum is closely related to the purpose and goals of the institution as well as to the degree. The Mississippi College Physician Assistant Program offers a Master’s degree program that promotes lifelong learning, critical thinking, and varied academic experiences to provide students with the expertise and work ethic required to achieve personal and professional fulfillment. The goals of the Program are to:

 

 

 

 

 

  • Continue to foster student success in order to achieve program graduation rates comparable to the published national averages among physician assistant training programs.
    • Outcome: Mississippi College graduated its inaugural cohort of students in December, 2013.

 

  • Prepare physician assistant graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve at least a 90% first time pass rate on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) and an Average PANCE score at or above the national average.

 

  • Prepare graduates who will obtain post-graduation positions in disciplines consistent with the goals of the Program; namely primary care, surgery, and as hospitalists.
    •  Outcome: Employment data from the inaugural class will be available in the Fall of 2014

 

 

 

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