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Master of Science in Physician Assistant

In your search for physician assistant programs in Georgia, choose South University in Savannah. Our physician assistant courses offer fundamental medical concepts and theories, provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to function, with physician supervision, as medical professionals who will serve as valued members of the health care team. Physician assistants perform medical functions that include, but are not limited to, evaluation, monitoring, diagnostics, therapeutics, counseling, and referral. The scope of the practice varies according to state laws, the medical setting, and the training of the physician assistant. In many states, physician assistants can prescribe and/or dispense medicine. The Master of Science in Physician Assistant program at South University’s Savannah campus in Savannah, Georgia, is designed to provide students with effective learning opportunities that will prepare them to perform their expected competencies in an ethical, legal, safe and effective manner upon graduation.

South University Physician Assistant program graduates are eligible to pursue licensure in all 50 states across the U.S. once they have passed the national Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE). This exam is developed jointly by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). South University does not guarantee third-party certification/licensure. Outside agencies control the requirements for taking and passing certification/licensing exams and are subject to change without notice to South University.

South University Savannah Virtual Open House for the Physician Assistant Program


April 18, 2018 and May 16, 2018

Click here to register: https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/151198631835892226

This session is for new applicants. Please note that each session is limited to the first 35 registrants. Each of these two sessions has the same content.

If you have applied previously and are re-applying, there is another session just for you on Wednesday, April 25. Check the web site for the registration link.

This virtual open house will provide the same information as was previously conveyed during our physical on-campus open house events. Information will be provided about these various areas:

  1. Overview of the program
  2. Review of the curriculum
  3. What makes our program unique
  4. Q&A
We selected this approach to provide a means for those potential applicants who might not be able to travel to Savannah for this event.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

For Re-applicants Only


April 25, 2018

Click here to register: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/2624442286378672898

This session is for those applicants who are re-applying to the South University Savannah PA Program. Please note that each session is limited to the first 35 registrants. If you are unable to register because the session is full, please send an email to Theresa Morris at tamorris@southuniversity.edu so we can set up an additional session.

This virtual open house will provide the same information as was previously conveyed during our physical on-campus open house events. Information will be provided about these various areas:

  1. Overview of the program
  2. Review of the curriculum
  3. What makes our program unique
  4. Discussion of common questions about re-applying for an interview to the program
  5. Q&A
We selected this approach to provide a means for those potential applicants who might not be able to travel to Savannah for this event.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.

http://www.southuniversity.edu/savannah/areas-of-study/physician-assistant/physician-assistant-master-of-science-ms

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