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What You Learn

As a physician assistant student, you study a range of science and medical subjects to prepare for a complex role in health care settings.

  • Practice the latest treatments to ensure quality care
  • Observe patients and offer treatment recommendations
  • Understand the role of diagnostic tests, X-rays and blood tests
  • Gain knowledge about maintaining patient records, reviewing medical histories and monitoring progress

Our physician assistant graduates diagnose illnesses, collaborate with physicians, and work closely with patients on all facets of their care across the region and beyond.

B.A. in Biology / M.S. Physician Assistant - Thru Spring 2019 Only

Physician Assistant students enter a 3+3 joint program with Rutgers University.

37%

Physician assistant jobs are projected to increase faster than average by 2026

$105,000

Physician assistant positions offer a competitive salary

100%

Students employed within three months of graduation

The Classroom and Beyond

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere, and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.

Downstairs View of Green Lane Academic Building

The physician assistant program is a wonderful opportunity for students in New Jersey and the tristate area to enter one of the fastest-growing professions in health sciences."

Patrick Field, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
Dr. Field with life size model

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