Scholarly Concentration and Capstone

Fostering Leadership Potential

The Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies Program desires to develop exceptional clinical PAs and future PA leaders. Beyond the core curriculum and clerkships, students are required to select an area of scholarly concentration.  The scholarly concentrations are intended to foster leadership potential in each student in one of four domains.  These scholarly areas include Community Health, Health Services and Policy Research, Clinical Research, and Medical Education.

Scholarly Concentrations

Students will be required to complete a minimum of 6 credits in their selected concentration and complete a Capstone Project.