Physician Assistant Department
Howard University Physician Assistant Program has been in existence since 1974. Howard University Physician Assistant (PA) Department has served as an integral component in the PA educational arena by its unique position of being based at a Historically Black University. Through the decades of PA education the department has served as a leader in providing access for minority students to the profession. The students in turn, have served in underserved populations addressing the needs of underserved communities, one of the founding principles of the profession. Howard University remains at the forefront locally and nationally in providing access for minority students to the profession. Read More>>
Physician Assistants are licensed health care professionals who practice in primary care, ambulatory, emergency, inpatient, outpatient, and long-term care settings. Physician Assistants deliver health care services to diverse patient populations with acute to chronic medical and surgical conditions.
Services performed by Physician Assistants while practicing with physician supervision include but are not limited to the following:
Please click here for application information for the Physician Assistant program.
Please click here for Howard University Physician Assistant accreditation information.