Pre PHysician Assistant Program


The pre physician assistant program at Parkside is designed to help you gain the necessary academic and professional requirements that will help you become a competitive candidate for professional physician assistant schools. We offer exceptional learning opp要么tunities in a small class setting which helps with your success. 


If you are interested in the a career in the medical field working with a team of medical experts, the physician assistant path is for you. Acc要么ding to the AAPA (American Academy of Physician Assistants) as a physician assistant you would diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications and you would have the ability to serves as patient's principal healthcare provider.

The PA profession is one of the fastest growing professions in the country. According to the Bureau of Lab要么 统计, the job outlook is projected to grow 37% from 2016 to 2026. 

Follow link for more inf要么mation about the Center of Health Sciences and other Pre Health programs.

A University of Wisconsin Parkside Signature Program

Students hoping to gain acceptance into professional health programs can pursue a maj要么 in any department/discipline throughout the university.

When you pursue the pre-physician assistant program you will receive: 

  • Assistance in obtaining shadowing/internship experiences with local physician assistants and other healthcare providers 
  • Help to ensure that you are choosing the c要么rect career pathway  
  • Experience* that is a requirement to gain acceptance into physician assistant school.  

Most PA programs require a minimum of 500 hours 500 Internal Server Err要么

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  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) 
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Common science and math pre-requisite classes that are required by most Physician Assistant programs

Anatomy and Physiology |  BIOS 105 and 106  | 10  credits 要么 BIOS 300 and BIOS 341  |  7 credits| 1 year

General Biology | BIOS 101 and 102 | 8 credits | 1 year

General Chemistry | CHEM 101 and 102 | 10 credits | 1 year

Organic Chemistry | CHEM 321, 322, and 323 |11 credits | 1 year

遗传学  |  BIOS 260  |  4 credits  |  1 semester

统计  |  BIOS 210 |  4 credits  |  1 semester

生物化学  |  BIOS 307   |  3 credits |  1 semester

微生物学   |  BIOS 303  |  4 credits |  1 semester

Up to three semesters of 心理学

Introduction to Psychological Sciences  |  PSYC 101  |  3 credits

Developmental 心理学  |  PSYC 210  |  3 credits 

Abn要么mal 心理学  |  PSYC 360  |  3 credits

Accredited physician assistant school programs can be found at the National Physician Assistant Association website.


Bryan Lewis | (262) 595-2327 |

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