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.
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 Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the University of Evansville Physician Assistant Program sponsored by the University of Evansville. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.
Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be March 2031. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.
The program’s accreditation history can be viewed on the ARC-PA website at http://www.arc-pa.org/accreditation-history-university-of-evansville/.
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.
Graduation and Attrition Rates
The University of Evansville Physician Assistant Program currently has a 94.5% Graduation Rate and an overall 5.5% Attrition Rate. View the UEPA Graduation and Attrition Rate Summary Report.
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.
For additional information about the University of Evansville Master of Physician Assistant Science Program, please contact:
Physician Assistant Program