The mission of the South College Masters of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies program is to educate highly qualified physician assistants, preparing them to become competent, compassionate, and comprehensive health care providers for clinical practice in rural and urban areas, focusing on underserved communities.
Endeavoring to provide students with a comprehensive evidence-based medical education that focuses on the future delivery of excellent health care, the program promotes the importance of health maintenance, health education, the prevention of disease, and the need for a lifelong path dedicated to continuous learning and self assessment. The faculty strive for educational excellence as they prepare physician assistant students to think critically, communicate compassionately, and understand the importance of collaborating in interdisciplinary health care teams to meet patient and family needs within an ever changing health care delivery system.
Our vision is that our graduates will be leaders in the health care community, continuously striving for excellence in their professional endeavors.
The program has six primary goals that are designed to achieve our mission and vision for educating the next generation of highly qualified physician assistants.