Master of Physician Assistant Program

The Master of Physician Assistant (MPA) Program is an accredited 28-month program that provides graduates the skills and resources to deliver health care as physician assistant leaders in an evolving health-care industry. 

Graduates of the MPA Program are eligible to sit for the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE).  Upon successful completion of the PANCE, physician assistants may use the “PA-C” designation, pursue state licensure and practice medicine with a supervising physician.  ‌

Welcome Class of 2019!

EVMS welcomed the MPA Class of 2019 on January 3, 2017.

Group shot of Class of 2019

During their first week on-campus, the new students participated in Institutional and Program-specific Orientations, a "Sweet Relief" social with their Class of 2018 mentors, and a White Coat Ceremony at Norfolk's Harrison Opera House.

Class of 2019 White Coat‌ 

These pages reflect current program information, including admissions criteria, costs and curricula.  Information is subject to change.