Degrees type: Bachelor

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Mount Aloysius College offers flexible and affordable options to start your Physician Assistant education on campus and pursue a higher degree at a number of related institutions with departmental support and guidance.

Mount Aloysius College offers an affordable and practical first step toward your career as a physician assistant. Students will successfully complete the Pre-Physician Assistant phase at Mount Aloysius College where the end result is a Bachelor Degree in General Science/Pre-Physician Assistant. During the student’s senior year the department chair will prepare the student to make application at the colleges and universities where the student desires to enroll to complete two additional years of study for the Masters Degree in Physician Assistant. The department chair will advise students well by the conclusion of the freshmen year if a student is Physician Assistant bound. The department chair will work with highly successful students to transition at the end of the junior year on a case-by-case basis.

Colleges and universities where Mount Aloysius College students enroll for the professional physician assistant phase include: Arcadia University, Chatham University, Duquesne University, Lock Haven University, Saint Francis University, Slippery Rock University, Thomas Jefferson University, and the University of Pittsburgh, among others

Program Highlights

  • Small Classroom Size

  • Exceptional Faculty – All hold doctorate degrees

  • State-of-the-art Facilities and Science Laboratories

  • Successful placement of students into professional schools

  • Two Degrees from Two Different Places

  • Affordable – Cost Savings by attending Mount Aloysius College First

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