Welcome to Physician Assistant Studies

Grand Valley State University's Physician Assistant Studies is part of the university's College of Health Professions offering a program designed for practitioners seeking a career as a Physician Assistant. Our Master of Physician Assistant Studies (M.P.A.S.) program is fully accredited by The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA.)

 

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Graduates of the GVSU PAS program are eligible to take the National Certification Commission on Physician Assistants’ (NCCPA) Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE), and may apply for licensure in any of the 50 states, District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. Graduates seeking employment in states other than Michigan may obtain further information on submission of a state-specific licensure application from American Academy of Physicians website or the respective state. Further information can be found on the AAPA website.

GVSU Physician Assistant News

CHS, Traverse City go pink in memory of student

CHS, Traverse City go pink in memory of student

May 07, 2015

Students, faculty and staff at the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences and the Traverse City Center went pink May 6 in memory of Stephanie Urbanawiz, a physician assistant studies major who died in February after battling breast cancer.

Student's life remembered through scholarship fund

Student's life remembered through scholarship fund

March 09, 2015

Stephanie Anne Urbanawiz, a graduate student majoring in physician assistant studies, died February 28 after battling breast cancer. She was 29.

Physician Assistant Studies program expands

Physician Assistant Studies program expands

November 12, 2014

Administrators and faculty members celebrated the expansion of Grand Valley's physician assistant program in Traverse City November 11.

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Events

Traverse City Open House

Traverse City Open House

July 23, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For more information about the Traverse City Campus or the GVSU PA Program please feel free to contact us at 231-995-1785 or attend one of our information sessions.  Faculty and staff will be...

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