College of Health Sciences

Medical Science

The Department of Medical Science in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University offers students the courses and training needed to earn a Master of Medical Science (MMS) degree and become a Physician Assistant.

Learn more about the PA program providing professional growth through personal attention, quality instruction, diverse clinical experience, and a commitment to excellence.

Physician Assistant: On-Campus

With the dual degree program in Public Health and Physician Assistant, you can prepare for a leadership role in meeting community health care needs.

Dual Degree with Public Health

Program Outcomes

We have maintained a 98-100% first-time PANCE pass rate since graduating our first class in 1998.

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Follow the Arcadia University Physician Assistant Program to learn more about the program, new events, and student highlights.

Offering an assured admission pathway to the Physician Assistant (MMS) program.

Pre-Physician Assistant

We produce well-equipped Physician Assistants who deliver high-quality healthcare in a variety of settings.

Our Mission and Goals

Our alumni remain a valued part of the Arcadia PA community.

Alumni & Credentialing

One Program, Two Campuses

The Glenside, Pa., campus is the historic home of Arcadia University and serves both undergraduate and graduate students.

The Christiana, Del., campus opened Fall 2016 in an executive center located in the growing Newark area.


Global Opportunities

Learn how students from Arcadia's Physician Assistant program are impacted by their global travels to provide medical and public health outreach in under-served areas.

Our Mission

Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant Program is dedicated to training highly competent, globally aware physician assistants who are prepared to be life-long learners. The Program is committed to fostering excellence in patient care and promoting professionalism, leadership, cultural competency, scholarship, and service.

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Office of Enrollment Managment
1-877-ARCADIA (1-877-272-2342)

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Glenside Campus
Brubaker Hall, 2nd Floor

Christiana Campus
Newark, DE