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The Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program at University of the Cumberlands is an accredited and recognized program that prepares you for one of the fastest growing fields in health care.Learn More
The Correll Science Complex consists of up-to-the-minute classrooms and laboratories, a 134-seat seminar room, study rooms and a computer laboratory.Learn More
The Procedures/Skills Lab is used for procedure simulations. The Physical Assessment Laboratory is used for learning elements of the physical exam.Learn More
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of physician assistants is expected to grow by 39 percent from 2008 to 2018, much faster than the average for all occupations.Learn More
We offer two types of medical degrees from which you can choose to pursue degrees:
The Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program at University of the Cumberlands prepares you for one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare. If you’re looking for medical degree programs, then consider UC's physician assistant programs.
Physician assistant studies graduates gain the knowledge, skills and credentials needed to sit for the PANCE Exam and enter into a rewarding future as a physician’s assistant. PA jobs are abundant throughout the United States in private practices, clinics, hospitals, and other health care institutions. As a key member of a health care delivery team, a PA improves access to quality medical care for all.
PAs are health professionals licensed to practice medicine with physician supervision. They perform a comprehensive range of medical duties, from basic primary care to high-technology specialty procedures. PAs have become vital to every medical and surgical practice, helping make sure office patients get seen in a timely fashion, acting as assistants in major surgery and providing pre- and postoperative care.
The University of the Cumberlands' online physician assistant program in Kentucky prepares you to join more than 68,000 practicing PAs in the United States with the practical experience, high-quality learning and flexibility you need to succeed.
To view the current Master of Physician Assistant Studies course catalog, click here.
University of the Cumberlands also offers an online RN-BSN program for registered nurses looking for flexible and convenient nursing degree programs. These courses are designed to enhance your nursing skills and help you qualify for more advanced nursing opportunities. Our online Bachelor’s degree program can be completed in two years or less.
For more information on our RN-BSN programs in Kentucky, please click here.
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