The pathway to a rewarding career as a Physician Assistant starts here

By studying at University of the Pacific, you’ll join a community of scholars who go on to excel in their dream careers and communities.

The varied curriculum at Pacific gives students the opportunity to explore many areas of health care and master critical skills. The rigor of the core curriculum prepares students for the PANCE exam and physician assistant practice. Clinical rotation electives allow students to explore specialized areas, and you may choose to participate in a pathway track, gaining expertise in a particular practice specialty. The clinical phase of the curriculum prepares you for practice through hands-on active learning where you are placed in clinical rotations seeing patients in a variety of clinical settings under the careful supervision of a clinical preceptor.