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Physician's Assistant, PA

Below is a list of resources for students who are interested in applying for to a physician's assistant program. This is not an exhaustive list of resources and it is recommended that you meet with your advisor to frequently to discuss your overall progress.

Physician's Assistant Resources

Career Overview: Overview provided by the Occupational Outlook Handbook

Programs: Find a school and their contact information by location or program type and other related information

CASPA Information: CASPA is the physician assistant application tool that allows you to submit one application essentially and distribute it to multiple schools of your choice

Physician Assistant Career Information

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE): The GRE's are required by many physician assistant graduate programs. The General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills. The GRE General Test is administered year-round

5 Reasons Why Physician Assistants Have the Best Job

Pre-PA Club:  Pre-PA informs members of professional development opportunities and continuing education/learning opportunities particularly relevant to Pre-PA students, invites health professionals to speak to the club, participate in club fundraisers, tour PA school campuses, meet with current GVSU PA students to discuss their experiences, and educate members about the PAS application, admission, and interview process. Contact gvsuprepa@hotmail.com to find out when and where the club meets.