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Master of science in physician assistant studies

DMU's P.A. program will prepare you to practice with expertise

Physician assistants are key members of health care teams in hospitals, multispecialty clinics, physician offices, long-term care residences and other settings. Des Moines University’s Physician Assistant Program prepares students to thrive in a growing profession focused on helping people live healthier lives.

The didactic curriculum equips students to work in primary care and medical specialties with well-honed clinical skills, professionalism and the ability to develop and maintain positive patient relationships.

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Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant

DMU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Des Moines University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Des Moines University.

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