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.
- Recruit and matriculate a highly qualified, diverse student population who exemplify the mission of the program.
- Support student progress through the program to maintain a graduation rate above the national average.
- Produce professionals for entry-level practice who possess the PA profession competencies including knowledge, interpersonal, clinical and technical skills, professional behaviors, and clinical reasoning and problem solving abilities.
- Provide all students with at least one clinical experience with an underserved population in a metropolitan or rural setting.
- Connect graduates with meaningful employment opportunities to provide quality healthcare to underserved populations in a metropolitan or rural setting.
Franklin College will publish first-time PANCE pass rates of its graduates in a timely manner following graduation of our first cohort in 2021.
Program Success in Achieving Goals
Goal 1. Recruit and matriculate a highly qualified, diverse student population who exemplify the mission of the program.
Matriculant vs. Applicant Qualifications
|Criteria||FC Admissions Requirement||Class of '21|
|Junior, Senior, Graduate GPA||N/A||3.67|
|Patient Care Hours||200h||4302h|
|Criteria||Class of '21||Applicants
|Franklin College Undergrads||11%||3%
|Rural Underserved IN County||17%||12%
|Military, veteran, or reserves||6%||3%
|Under-represented in Medicine||11%||10%