University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

Physician Assistant


Teacher Education, Hokona 103

1924 Las Lomas NE

Albuquerque, NM 87131

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Physician Assistant

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Administered within the Department of Family & Community Medicine, the Physician Assistant program is a 27 month course of study to educate students to become Physician Assistants. The program begins in mid-June each year. There is no opportunity for part-time study or off-site learning. The goals for the program include but are not limited to acquiring and demonstrate medical knowledge, develop interpersonal and communication skills, patient care skills, demonstrate and model professionalism and ethical behavior, internalize knowledge of health care delivery systems and health policy.


At its September 2012 meeting, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) voted to place the University of New Mexico Physician Assistant program on Accreditation - Probation until its next validation review in September 2014.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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