PA Program Considerations

Choosing the right PA school for you takes significant research. Plan to apply to at least 5-6 schools, more if you do not feel you are as competitive as you would like to be.

Things to Consider When Choosing a PA school

  • Admissions criteria
  • Location
  • Cost
  • Quality and reputation
  • Mission, philosophy, values
  • Curriculum and program delivery
  • Internship/externships
  • Specialties
  • Research interests
  • Career resources and job placement
  • Licensure test scores
  • Facilities
  • Faculty

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