As the original and longest running program in Minnesota, our Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies educates generalist physician assistants oriented toward service to underserved populations, both in rural and urban settings. This highly respected and competitive program if offered in a full-time format including academic and clinical education. Physician assistants obtain the knowledge and skills to function in a broad variety of clinical situations and to render a wide spectrum of patient care. As a full-time program, outside employment is discouraged while in the Physician Assistant Program.
Augsburg College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The M. S. in Physician Assistant Studies is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).