• Students practicing stitches
  • student with simulated patient
  • Student practicing stitches

The Western Michigan University Department of Physician Assistant offers an entry-level, full-time, 24-month, professional education curriculum that leads to a Master of Science in Medicine.

The first year focuses primarily on classroom and laboratory instruction, and includes a component that addresses research issues pertinent to physician assistants. The second, or clinical year, includes a variety of experiences in community teaching hospitals, clinics and physician offices.

Department of Physician Assistant Information Sessions

Information sessions will take place in the College of Health and Human Services. Free parking is available in lot 104.

In person sessions are suspended due to COVID-19. In the mean time, any application questions can be sent to pa-info@wmich.edu. This inbox is being monitored on a regular basis

    • A virtual information session is scheduled for Tuesday September 29 at 9 a.m. Meeting information is posted below.
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    Meeting ID: 968 3274 6969  Passcode: 964684
  • Upcoming information session: Tuesday October 13 at 9 a.m.

PA Pulse Newsletters

PA Pulse LogoIn August 2018, the Department of Physician Assistant issued its first e-newsletter - PA Pulse. Use the links below to view the web versions. 

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