Physician Assistant Students

PA Students

Physician Assistant Studies


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


Helpful Physician Assistant Associations:

ADVANCE for Physician Assistants

American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants

American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants

American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society

Fellowship of Christian Physician Assistants

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants

NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

National Jewish Medical and Research Center

Physician Assistant Education Association

Renal Physicians Association

Rochester Regional Physician Assistant Association

Texas Academy of Physician Assistant

Texas State Physician Assistant Boardo Health Care Jobs 


Physician Assistant Military Links

Society of Air Force Physician Assistants

Society of Army Physician Assistants

Veterans Affairs Physician Assistant Association


Additional Resources

PA Department Home Page

PA Job Board

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Information

Program Specific Career Documents

PA Sample Combined CV and Resume

This page was last modified on May 24, 2018