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MS in Physician Assistant Studies

Courses Offered at our East Longmeadow, Mass. Campus

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The CASPA portal is open for applications that are due December 1, 2022, for the class beginning in June 2023.

Be Part of the Future. U.S. News ranks Physician Assistant positions as the #1 job for 2021! The MS in Physician Assistant Studies from Bay Path University is an intensive, accelerated degree program that combines on-campus classroom and laboratory work with offsite clinical experience. Our students gain the knowledge and skills necessary for evaluating, monitoring, diagnosing, treating, and counseling patients across their lifespan. Your degree will prepare you to work in primary care, surgery, emergency medicine, and medical and surgical sub-specialties. Learn more about our mission, vision and goals. 

About the Degree

  • Gain hands-on learning at the state-of-the-art Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center located in East Longmeadow, Mass.
  • Led by a passionate team of faculty with decades of clinical and educational experience
  • Students come from diverse cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds, view our class profiles
  • Receive individual attention with our small class sizes 
  • Curriculum is relevant, innovative, and real-world
  • Unique 8-10 week schedules which allow for reflection and self-care
  • Excellent clinical placements with the area’s most esteemed institutions and private practices in MA, CT, and throughout New England
  • Access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services assist students in becoming independent and successful learners
  • Financial Aid is available
  • No GMAT or GRE required

"What sets our program apart is the small class size, low attrition rate, attention to individualized learning and self-care, and an innovative curriculum which includes problem-based learning, varied clinical experiences, inter-professional education and simulation."
-Theresa Riethle, MS, PA-C, Program Director