Physician Assistant (PA)

The LSU Health Shreveport Physician Assistant Program offers a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree which consists of a continuous 27-month academic and clinical experience, which begins during the summer semester. The Program's objective is to prepare well-educated primary care PAs competent in a wide range of medical skills with qualifications to provide comprehensive health care under the supervision of a physician. Upon graduation, graduates are eligible to be licensed in the state of Louisiana as a PA by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and are eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination. 

Celebrating 25 Years!

 

Established in 1994, The LSU Health Shreveport Physician Assistant Program is celebrating its 25th year of preparing skilled Physician Assistants to provide health care for Louisiana citizens.

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Get AHEAD this Summer!

The Allied Health Education and Discovery (AHEAD) program is a free, 5-day camp that will be held in June 2020 for Louisiana high school students interested in exploring the health career programs offered at the LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions.

Program at a Glance

Degree: Master's
Accreditation: ARC-PA
Program Length: 27 months
Class size: 40 students/year
Application Deadline: Oct 1
Start term: Summer
Application: CASPA
 

Estimated Total
Cost of Attendance*

LA Resident: $39,000
Non-Resident: $66,000

*includes tuition and fees

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