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Physician Assistant Program - Jacksonville

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Accreditation:

At its September 2020 meeting, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) placed the Nova Southeastern University-Jacksonville Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Nova Southeastern University on Accreditation-Probation status until its next review in September 2022.

Probation accreditation is a temporary accreditation status initially of not less than two years. However, that period may be extended by the ARC-PA for up to an additional two years if the ARC-PA finds that the program is making substantial progress toward meeting all applicable standards but requires additional time to come into full compliance. Probation accreditation status is granted, at the sole discretion of the ARC-PA, when a program holding an accreditation status of Accreditation - Provisional or Accreditation - Continued does not, in the judgment of the ARC-PA, meet the Standards or when the capability of the program to provide an acceptable educational experience for its students is threatened.

Once placed on probation, a program that fails to comply with accreditation requirements in a timely manner, as specified by the ARC-PA, may be scheduled for a focused site visit and is subject to having its accreditation withdrawn.

Specific questions regarding the Program and its plans should be directed to the Program Director and/or the appropriate institutional official(s).

The program’s accreditation history can be viewed on the ARC-PA website at http://www.arc-pa.org/accreditation-history-nova-se-university-jacksonville/

 

Nova Southeastern is pleased to offer a Physician Assistant Program in Northern Florida, located in NSU's Regional Campus in Jacksonville. We are excited to bring over 20 years of proven NSU PA education experience to the Jacksonville area.

The PA Department is also pleased to offer a PA/MPH Concurrent Degree Program providing an opportunity for students to attain an MPH degree in addition to the entry-level Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant degree. Information regarding this opportunity can be reviewed here

The Physician Assistant Program in Jacksonville offers educational excellence through the extensive experience of its faculty. The maximum enrollment of 60 students each year allows for a very low student to faculty ratio.

Our program strives to produce competent graduates to provide primary health care, to increase accessibility of quality health care in the primary care setting, and to prepare graduates for life-long learning and leadership roles in promoting the physician assistant profession. See our Mission, Goals and Outcomes.

Student attrition information for the last three years can be reviewed here.

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Professional Licensure Disclosure Statement

Physician Assistant - Jacksonville Program

Degree Title

Level

Degree

Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant

Graduate

M.M.S.

Professional Licensure Disclosure Statement: The Nova Southeastern University, Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Physician Assistant Program in Jacksonville is an Accreditation Review Commission for Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) accredited program of study. At this time, we have determined that the Physician Assistant Program meets the educational degree completion requirements for licensure in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the US protectorates, as defined in 34 CFR §600.2.

It is nonetheless strongly encouraged that students determine any additional requirements for licensure in the state in which they seek to be licensed. Students should refer to their state licensing bodies for complete information pertaining to requirements for licensure.

If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact William Marquardt, at (954) 262-1028 or marquard@nova.edu.

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