South University, Richmond (View Other Campuses)
The South University Physician Assistant (MS) exists to educate a diverse student population as providers of high-quality, cost-efficient health care who will make a positive difference while practicing the art and science of medicine with physician direction.
The South University Master of Science in Physician Assistant (PA) degree program strives to provide educational experiences where faculty, staff, clinical instructors, students, and other health care providers work together in an atmosphere of mutual respect, cooperation, and commitment. The program's focus is on the continuous operation of a quality PA educational program which will prepare graduates to participate in clinical leadership roles in an evolving health care system. The program encourages lifelong learning skills with proficiency in critical thinking, creative problem solving, and information literacy.