The Physician Assistant Studies Program trains a new generation of qualified and dedicated advanced practice professionals with a focus on providing safe, patient-centered care to underserved populations in metropolitan and rural settings.
Pursue a Regional Impact
PAs in Indiana are underutilized compared to the national average (23.4 PAs/100K population vs. 40 PAs/100K)
66% of rural counties in Indiana have 0 or 1 PA
PAs are one of the solutions to the access to care issues in Indiana. especially for underserved populations.
What makes the PA program at Franklin College special?
Small class size (24) in a dedicated teaching space
Emphasis on community engagement and underserved populations
Patient-centered humanistic healthcare focus
12-month clinical (7 core rotations, 2 electives)
The MSPAS program is located in the Graduate Health Science Center (below).