Physician Assistant Studies (M.S.)

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Ready to change lives serving a better health outlook through your career? 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. University of the Cumberlands is proud to offer the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program through our Williamsburg and Northern Kentucky campuses.

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 through didactic coursework in a traditional classroom and laboratory setting, 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.

Program Outcomes

Advance your career at your own pace through a convenient online curriculum.

Gain a competitive edge and acquire the skills you need to make a bigger difference.

Network with industry experts and fellow students who share your professional goals.

Why UC?

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Commitment to Quality

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Convenient Online Curriculum

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Real-World Learning