Indiana University

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Master of Physician Assistant Studies


Union Building, Room 518, 620 Union Drive

SL 280

Indianapolis, IN 46202

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Physician Assistant

Format: Campus

Program Description:

To prepare students to become generalist physician assistants oriented toward service to underserved populations, both in the rural and urban areas through an education based on the medical model and team approach to medicine and health care. The physician assistant is a health care professional licensed to work under the supervision of a licensed physician to perform medical duties from primary care to technically advanced procedures in emergency medicine or within medical specialties. Physician Assistants have the education preparation and experience to perform functions such as taking a patient medical history, performing complete physical examinations, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests, diagnosing and treating medical illnesses, assisting physicians during surgical procedures, performing medical procedures such as suturing and wound care, and prescribing medication.


The Indianapolis campus of Indiana University is accredited by the Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

• International applicants must meet additional requirements as determined by the IUPUI Office of International Affairs

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 111

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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