Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. - (ARC-PA)

Programs preparing individuals for entry into physician assistant practice located in institutions in the United States that are accredited by recognized regional accrediting bodies. ARC-PA accredited programs are located in institutions offering, associate, baccalaureate or masters degrees in conjunction with the PA credential award.  (2015)

Recognized by

  • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
Sharon L. Luke
Executive Director

12000 Findley Road
Suite 150
Johns Creek, GA 30097
United States

34.062421, -84.1729145

The institutions (programs) listed here have been accredited as of June 2018, as reported by the accrediting organization. As information about institutions (programs) that have obtained or lost their accreditation subsequent to this date has become available and verified, these institutions (programs) have been added or deleted.

CHEA Profile Accredited Program City State / Territory / Province
A.T. Still University Arizona School of Health Sciences MS - Physician Assistant Mesa AZ
AdventHealth University MS - Physician Assistant Orlando FL
Alabama at Birmingham, University of MS - Physician Assistant Birmingham AL
Albany Medical College MS - Physician Assistant Albany NY
Alderson-Broaddus University MS - Physician Assistant Philippi WV
Anne Arundel Community College MS - Physician Assistant Arnold MD
Arcadia University MS - Physician Assistant Glenside PA
Arkansas University of, for Medical Sciences PA Program MS - Physician Assistant Little Rock AR
Augsburg College MS - Physician Assistant Minneapolis MN
Augusta University MS - Physician Assistant Augusta GA
Baldwin Wallace University Physician Assistant Program MS - Physician Assistant Berea OH
Barry University MS - Physician Assistant Miami Shores FL
Bay Path University MS - Physician Assistant Longmeadow MA
Baylor College of Medicine MS - Physician Assistant Houston TX
Bethel University - TN MS - Physician Assistant Paris TN
Bethel University PA Program - MN MS - Physician Assistant Arden Hills MN
Boston University MS - Physician Assistant Boston MA
Bridgeport, University of MS - Physician Assistant Bridgeport CT
Bryant University MS - Physician Assistant Smithfield RI
Butler University MS - Physician Assistant Indianapolis IN
California Baptist University MS - Physician Assistant Riverside CA
California State University - Monterey Bay MS - Physician Assistant
California-Davis, University of MS - Physician Assistant Sacramento CA
Campbell University Physician Assistant Program MS - Physician Assistant Buies Creek NC
Carroll University MS - Physician Assistant Waukesha WI
Case Western Reserve University MS - Physician Assistant Cleveland OH
Central Michigan University MS - Physician Assistant Mount Pleasant MI
Chapman University MS - Physician Assistant Irvine CA
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science MS - Physician Assistant Los Angeles CA
Charleston Southern University MS - Physician Assistant
Charleston, University of MS - Physician Assistant Charleston WV
Chatham University MS - Physician Assistant Pittsburgh PA
Christian Brothers University MS - Physician Assistant Memphis TN
Clarkson University MS - Physician Assistant Potsdam NY
College of Saint Mary MS - Physician Assistant Omaha NE

* Indicates a free-standing, single purpose program.

**Indicates Candidate only.

***Indicates Applicant only.