About the Profession

A PA is a nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional. PAs practice medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers. They practice and prescribe medication in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the majority of the U.S. territories and the uniformed services. Recently, the PA profession topped US News and World Report's job ranking list

What Can PAs Do? How are PAs Educated and Trained?

For more information about the profession, please review the PA professional websites

For more information on the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program, please contact (pa@meridian.msstate.edu).