What Does A Physician Assistant Do?
Physician Assistants practice medicine on teams with physicians and other healthcare workers. They examine, diagnose, and treat patients.
How Do I Become A Physician Assistant?
A master’s degree from a Physician Assistant program is required to do this work. A master’s degree typically takes about two-three years to earn after earning a four-year bachelor’s degree. Most PA programs require applicants to have a four-year undergraduate degree in one of the sciences.
What is the Average Salary For A Physician Assistant?
High – 146,000
Median – 104,000
Low – 66,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become A Physician Assistant?
- Science – As much as possible, including biology and psychology!
- Math – As much as possible!
- English – As much as possible!
What Is The Work Environment For A Physician Assistant?
Physician Assistants work in hospitals, medical clinics, and doctor’s offices.
What Is The Future Outlook For A Physician Assistant?
The job outlook for this position looks very good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada