Pre-Physician Assistant Studies
The pre-physician assistant professional track (Pre-PA) program is designed for students preparing for the Trine University Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program that is anticipated to begin August 2018 or another PA program in the United States.
Physician Assistants are nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional who are licensed to diagnose and treat illness and disease and prescribe medication for patients. They work in physician offices, hospitals and clinics in collaboration with a licensed physician. The Bureau of Labor StatisticsOpens in new window projects job growth of 30 percent between 2014 and 2024. The median annual wage for PAs was $98,180 in 2015.