Seton Hall University
Physician Assistant
School of Health and Medical Sciences

Recession Proof Your Career with a Seton Hall Graduate Degree in Physician Assistant

Since New Jersey began issuing physician assistant licenses in 1992, the demand for PAs has outpaced the number of graduates. As one of only two Physician Assistant programs in New Jersey, Seton Hall University boasts a 100% of licensed/certified graduates securing employment offers prior to graduating.

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Learn the art and science of caring from distinguished physicians, physician assistants and other healthcare professionals in a variety of healthcare settings, and, as a result, gain practical knowledge with which to serve patients of all ages.  

Students receive hands-on experiences with patients in their first semester of study. Intensive clinical experiences begin in the second year of study and continue into the third and final year of the program. These rotations, in addition to an elective rotation, are:

  • Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Long-term Care/Geriatrics
  • Critical Care
  • Outpatient Medicine

Physician Assistant program graduates are thoroughly prepared to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE). Over the past five years, 96% of our graduates have passed the PANCE on the first attempt.

Physician Assistants educated at Seton Hall University are fully functioning members of the medical community, capable of working in solo and group practices, hospitals, health maintenance organizations, long-term care facilities, student health services and urban and rural clinics.

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