Physician Assistant Students

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Important Contact Information

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies provides the academic home for students and faculty involved in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree curriculum.  Upon successful completion of the curriculum, graduates receive an MPAS degree.  The MPAS curriculum prepares students for entry into clinical practice as a physician assistant.  US News and World Report magazine has ranked the Program among the top 35 graduate-level physician assistant programs in the Nation. The Careers in Medicine PA program is a unique career development program designed to assist Physician Assistant students better understand themselves through self-exploration, self-assessment, and career advisement. Contact Kirk Barron, Ph.D., MHS, PA-C, Director by phone at 817-735-2301 or by e-mail at


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