University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba

Physician Assistant Studies


Room 268, Drake Centre, 181 Freedman Crescent

Winnipeg, MB






Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Upon completion of all components of this comprehensive 26-month program, graduates receive a Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree from the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The Physician Assistant Studies program consists of basic medical and clinical sciences followed by clinical rotations. Academic Year 1 is delivered over three consecutive semesters, while the Clinical Year 2 rotations are completed at a variety of clinical teaching units in Winnipeg, throughout the province, and at selected sites across Canada. The Physician Assistant Studies program is the first and only graduate level program for Physician Assistant education offered by a University in Canada. The Program focuses on preparing outstanding clinical professionals who will extend the delivery of quality health care services to the citizens of Manitoba and Canada, advance the academic field of the profession, and foster PA leaders who will serve their communities while advancing the profession.


Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

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Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

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