Professional Degree Programs

Preparing students for leadership in research, teaching, the application of knowledge and professional practice.

Programs are built upon the close interaction of faculty members and students, characterized by such values as dedication to excellence, mutual respect, fairness, collegiality, honesty and integrity.

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About Our Professional Degree Programs

The Primary Care Physician Assistant Program, offered by the Department of Family Medicine, is a 33-month program leading to a Master of Physician Assistant Practice and eligibility for state licensure.

The Program of Nurse Anesthesia, offered through the Department of Anesthesiology, is a 24-month program that prepares students for professional practice and national certification.

Online Certificate and Master’s Program

Our distance learning Pain Medicine programs are specifically designed for practicing health professionals (physicians, dentists, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers, physician assistants, etc.). Starting fall 2017, we offer a new 37 months Online Master in Pain Medicine and a new 12.5 months Online Certificate degree in Pain Medicine.

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