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University of the Cumberlands has applied for Accreditation - Provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). University of the Cumberlands anticipates matriculating its first class in January 2015, pending achieving Accreditation - Provisional status at the September 2014 ARC-PA meeting. Accreditation - Provisional is an accreditation status for a new PA program that, at the time of its initial accreditation review, demonstrated its preparedness to initiate a program in accordance with the accreditation Standards.

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) program at University of the Cumberlands is dedicated to preparing you for one of the fastest growing fields in health care.

Gain the knowledge, skills and credentials you need to sit for the PANCE Exam and enter into a rewarding future as a Physician 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, providing pre- and postoperative care.

The University of the Cumberlands prepares you to join the more than 90,000 nationally certified PAs in the United States with the practical experience, high quality learning and online flexibility you need to succeed.

Get started today. Call 800.343.1609 or simply fill out the short Student Information Form

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