Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program

professor speaking to the classOur 26-month program will train you to become a highly skilled medical professional. This rewarding career will allow you to work in the exciting world of medicine in a collaborative environment where you will be an integral part of the health care team. Becoming a physician assistant will allow you to help others and make a positive difference in your community.

  • What is a Physician Assistant?
    • Licensed to practice medicine under the supervision of a physician
    • Work in a variety of clinical settings from primary care and medical specialties to the emergency and operating room
    • Medically evaluate, diagnose, and develop treatment plans
    • Prescribe medications and perform clinical procedures
  • Why become a Physician Assistant?
    • Opportunity to work in an exciting, respected profession
    • One of the fastest growing professions in the nation
    • Generous income potential
  • Why choose RMC?
    • Broad training opportunities ranging from rural primary care to technically challenging specialties such as cardiovascular surgery
    • High faculty-to-student ratio
    • Faculty dedicated exclusively to the PA program
    • Interactive environment promoting family atmosphere
    • Emphasis on clinical skills through workshops

The Rocky Mountain College Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program holds active accreditation from the ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant). Graduates from ARC-PA-accredited PA programs are eligible to sit for the PANCE (Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination) and become licensed to practice. The PANCE is the entry-level exam PAs must pass to become nationally certified. Click to see our 5-year PANCE scores.