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 2018!

PA Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony

Eighty-three students entered the EVMS PA Class of 2018 on January 4, 2016. Their first week on campus was comprised of two days of institutional and program orientation followed by two days of classes. The week culminated with their White Coat Ceremony on Friday, January 8, the symbolic beginning of their journey to becoming physician assistants, at Norfolk's Harrison Opera House. 

PA History Society Featured Associate Program

The Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History, Inc. (PA History Society) is dedicated to the history and legacy of the physician assistant profession. This month it designated our program as its Featured Associate Program where it describes the development of the EVMS PA Program.

The EVMS School of Health Professions will not be placing students on clinical experiences of any kind in North Carolina until further notice. 

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