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Pre-Physician Assistant

Get your foot in the door to a soul-satisfying career by joining UC's Biology Department for our Pre-Physician Assistant program. Our interdisciplinary curriculum includes a rigorous study in biology, chemistry, and mathematics to give you the educational start you need to excel as a Physician Assistant.

You can complete your undergraduate pre-physician assistant degree program here and then apply to a PA program at Cumberlands or elsewhere. Or, after three years of undergraduate physician assistant major coursework, you’ll have the option of applying to a Physician Assistant Studies program like UC’s dual-degree program, which leads to both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree after five years of study.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 

Get your PA medical career off to the right start with Cumberland’s Pre-Physician Assistant program. For more information, fill out the form on this page.

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Williamsburg, KY 40769

Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.