Physician Assistant

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    Invested full time faculty mentor students holistically to encourage professional development and a healthier quality of life.

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    Foster growth of leadership skills with fellow allied health students through dynamic interprofessional experiences

    Interprofessional Education
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    Preparing students to enter diverse clinical environments through primary care training reflective of Christian faith and servant leadership

  • This is a photo from the Physician's Assistant Program at Harding University.

    The program maintains competitive outcomes through holistic admissions, student centered advising, and competency based curriculum.

Cross Cultural Training

The PA Program incorporates cultural immersion simulations to help PA students develop cultural competence and humility.

Program Mission

Developing caring physician assistants who practice competent, patient-centered primary care in diverse environments.

Curriculum

The Physician Assistant Program leads to a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies with 112 hours total (53 hours the didactic phase and 59 hours in the clinical phase).

1M+

student patient encounters

28

month PA training program

482

graduates

1st

PA program in Ark.

Class of 2022 is in the last semester of clinicals! They have hit the ground running to graduation with final rotations, masters project presentations, and summative evaluations.

Class of 2023 is living the dream in clinical rotations! We celebrated at our White Coat ceremony and now the students are taking care of patients on rotations.

Class of 2024 has begun PA school!

  • Class of 2022

  • Class of 2023

  • Class of 2024

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Accreditation

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued to the Harding University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Harding University. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Admission Updates

For the 2022-2023 Application Cycle: 

CASPA is open and will close on November 1, 2022 at 11:59 PM. 

Contact Us

Physician Assistant Program is part of the College of Allied Health

501-279-5642
PAprogram@harding.edu
Fax: 501-279-4811

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Mailing address:
Harding University
Physician Assistant Program
HU 12231
Searcy, AR 72149-5615