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Physician Assistant Department

Steeped in History, Committed to the Future

While our program is one of the oldest in the nation, we are continually looking forward to cutting-edge research and advancements within this exciting field so that our graduates excel in the quickly growing PA job sector.

Physician Assistant Department

The Physician Assistant Department’s PA program, one of the nation’s oldest and largest, is pledged to providing students with the most current and finest preparatory training available. Employing continuous curricular analysis, assessment of the best clinical practices, and utilization of state-of-the art in educational technologies, program graduates are eminently prepared to undertake their roles as professional health care practitioners.

The Physician Assistant profession is one of the fastest growing and highly regarded professions in the country. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has consistently ranked the profession among the 30 fastest growing occupations. We are committed to providing the education and training needed to enter this exciting job sector.

We offer a Physician Assistant master’s (PA) program. Please explore our web pages for a wealth of information about our programs, students, faculty, research and clinical practice.

The Drexel University Physician Assistant Program (DUPAP) affirms the Drexel College of Nursing and Health Professions Diversity Statement as put forth by the assistant dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. As PA faculty and staff, we commit to explore our role in systems of oppression and strive to continually improve. We recognize our responsibility to support disenfranchised and minoritized communities, remove barriers to success, minimize cognitive burdens and promote wellness for all.



Physician Assistant Faculty

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History of Physician Assistant Program