We carry out the mission and vision of our department by developing and graduating the next generation of physician assistants through the following academic program:
Master of Science (MS) in Physician Assistant Studies
Pitt's Residential Physician Assistant Studies program prepares graduates to work collaboratively with other health care providers to deliver medical, surgical and preventive services; patient education, and coordinate patient care. Because of the PA student’s education in general medicine, our graduates have the unique flexibility to practice in a variety of medical, surgical and clinical settings.
Physician Assistant Studies (MS) Hybrid Program
Become a patient-centered provider with the experience to act and the confidence to lead through the hybrid format of the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.*
Doctor of Physician Assistant Studies (DPAS)
Contribute to health care at a higher level with Pitt’s fully online Doctor of Physician Assistant Studies. This unique program is focused on practice-based learning and quality improvement with a curriculum that integrates into your current practice.