Why Physician Assistant Program

Why Physician Assistant Program

Gain more autonomy and expand your growth potential in the field of health care. Find out how the innovative Master of Science Physician Assistant (MSPA) program at Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) can uniquely prepare you for a fulfilling career as a highly skilled clinical practitioner.

Pursue a Rewarding Career in Integrative Health Care

A Fast-Growing Field

The U.S. is facing a shortage of primary care providers, and physician assistants are needed to fill the void. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of physician assistants is expected to grow 30 percent through 2024. Once you complete SCU’s MSPA program, you will be qualified for an in-demand career with plenty of job opportunities.

A Dynamic Profession

As a physician assistant, you will experience the rewards that come from helping and treating patients with a high level of care. From primary care to emergency medicine to orthopedics, PAs practice in a wide variety of medical settings and often transition from one specialty to another throughout their career.

Earn a Degree from a Groundbreaking New Program

A Unique Learning Environment

SCU is the first to offer a MSPA program that infuses integrative medicine and health into every aspect of the educational experience. During core classes, MSPA students study alongside aspiring chiropractors and acupuncturists, creating a rich, vibrant learning environment that emphasizes holistic, interdisciplinary care.

A Reputable, Accredited Program

SCU develops leaders to be thoughtful and compassionate clinicians who promote healthy lifestyles and preventive medicine. Our program is evidence-based and supports a culture of inquiry, assessment, and research.

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