Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the University of Evansville has cancelled in person visits during the remainder of spring semester. In the meantime, we will be conducting virtual visits through Zoom or providing information through phone or email.

UE Physician Assistant Program Information Opportunities

We welcome inquiries regarding our Master of Physician Assistant Science Program! Virtual visits can be conducted through Zoom video-conferencing, enabling you to join through phone, tablet, or computer. We welcome the opportunity to review admission requirements, curriculum, student life and ask any program or career-related questions. We are also happy to conduct your session through phone call or email. This opportunity is open to prospective students high school age and up. CASPA opens April 25, 2020. Applicants interested in our program are encouraged to reach out! We will provide opportunities for you to speak with our Director of Admissions, Mrs. Billie Chandler, a faculty member or current students.

Please email Mrs. Billie Chandler at bc185@evansville.edu including your full name, email, phone number and method you would like to be contacted. We look forward to hearing from you!

Master of Physician Assistant Science

The PA Program is located in downtown Evansville, Indiana at the Stone Family Center for Health SciencesStone Center Photo 2. This state-of-the-art multi-institutional campus provides unique opportunities for inter-professional experiences among various health professional students, collaborative learning, and research opportunities.

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Students can come to UE for an undergraduate degree to prepare them for the Master of Physician Assistant Science.

Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) Status

The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation - Provisional status to the University of Evansville Physician Assistant Program sponsored by the University of Evansville.

Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.

Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.

University of Evansville Physician Assistant Program PANCE Performance

The University of Evansville Physician Assistant Program currently has a 100% PANCE pass rate for the 2019 and 2020 classes. View the UEPA PANCE Pass Rate Summary Report.

Accreditation

The University of Evansville is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. In addition, all of the University of Evansville's existing health and education professional programs for which specialty accreditation exists are accredited by the appropriate specialized accreditation body. Those agencies are the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education, the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, and the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant.

The University of Evansville Physician Assistant (UEPA) Program is an ARC-PA accredited program and meets the educational standards required for our graduates to sit for the PANCE (Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam). This is a requirement for licensure in every state in which they plan to work. Complete licensure requirements vary state to state.

All 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands require a license to practice as a physician assistant. Licensure is required in each state in which a physician assistant practices and must be renewed on a regular basis, with a majority of states requiring continuing education as a requirement for renewal.

More Information

For additional information about the University of Evansville Master of Physician Assistant Science Program, please contact:

Billie Chandler
Program Administrator/Admissions
Physician Assistant Program
812-488-3400
bc185@evansville.edu

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