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Combined Bachelor's/Master's Degree 5-Year Program

Bachelor of Science Degree in Pre-Physician Assistant Studies/Human Biology and Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies

As Americans live longer and have more health care options, the need for skilled, professional health care providers continues to increase. A position in high demand today is physician assistant. This is because physician assistants independently see patients under the general supervision of a physician. This dramatically increases the number of patients that can be seen, diagnosed and treated by single physicians.

At College of Saint Mary it is possible to become a practicing physician assistant in 5 years via a combined bachelor’s degree to master’s degree program. You enroll in the bachelor of science in human biology program and move into the master of science in physician assistant studies program. Inquire now.

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Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physician Assistant Studies/Human Biology

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Career Outlook

The U.S. Department of Labor projects demand for physicians assistants will grow by 22 percent by 2022.  Physician assistants earn a median annual salary of $90,930.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration