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

411

graduates

1st

PA program in Ark.

Class of 2021 — Moving into the last semester of PA school and excitedly preparing to graduate on December 18!

Class of 2022 — First semester of clinicals is up and going! Hello general surgery, emergency department, family practice, just to name a few.

Class of 2023 — These bright new faces have hit the ground running hard. Drinking from a firehose anyone!?

  • Class of 2021

  • Class of 2022

  • Class of 2023

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

The 2021-2022 application deadline is November 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

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
Box 12231
Searcy, AR 72149-5615