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Physician Assistant Practice

The College of Health Sciences and Professions offers a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Practice (MPAP) at the University’s Dublin Integrated Education Center in Dublin, Ohio. 

The seven-semester, 27-month program is designed to prepare students to work in any clinical setting, with an emphasis on primary care in urban and rural medically under-served communities in Ohio and throughout Appalachia.

By the Numbers


    About our Accreditation

    Our program is one of 306 physician assistant programs in the nation accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant Inc. (ARC-PA).


    Certifying Examination Results

    Our program expects to achieve a first-time test taker PANCE pass rate above the national average. The PANCE is the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination.


    About our Rankings

    Our program is tied for the second highest ranking in the state of Ohio, with a national ranking of #142 by U.S. News & World Report.


    Career Opportunities

    According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, PAs had a median annual salary in May 2020 of $115,390 with the top 10 percent of the profession earning more than $162,470. 

Our Fast-Paced, Systems-Based Curriculum

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The Ohio University physician assistant program curriculum is designed around seven distinct course series:

  1. Professional Development
  2. Foundational Sciences
  3. Clinical Nutrition
  4. Clinical Skills
  5. Clinical Medicine
  6. Clinical Practice
  7. Research

More about our Curriculum

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Admission Questions?

Prospective students with questions regarding the application process and/or program requirements should send an email to or call 614.793.5637.

Contact the Program

The Division of Physician Assistant Practice is located at Ohio University's Dublin Integrated Education Center:
6805 Bobcat Way, Suite 112
Dublin, OH 43016

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