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Pre-Physician Assistant Program


Why choose pre-physician assistant at WSU?

  • You will be adequately prepared for post-graduate studies in a pre-medical professional field.
  • You will have resources such as faculty, staff and advisors who have years of experience in the medical field and can offer expert advice and insight.
  • You will be getting involved in a field that is exciting and can make a difference to many individuals.

What do physician assistants do?

A physician assistant is a licensed health care provider who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician. A PA is trained to perform physical exams, make a diagnosis, treat, teach preventative medicine, order tests and procedures, assist in surgery and write prescriptions. A PA works closely with a physician but must be able to work alone and make decisions regarding patient care.

For more information, go to Career ServicesAmerican Academy of Physician Assistants or Physician Assistant Education Association

What classes should I take now?

Required/recommended classes  

Research specific PA schools to learn more information about courses required/recommended.

What will I learn in the program?

When you complete the rigorous study of pre-medicine you'll learn the principles of study as well as the necessary study habits to be ready for post-graduate studies.

Is there an application process for the pre-physician assistant program at WSU?

There is no application deadline, but we encourage you to meet early and often with an advisor from the pre-professional programs. Contact the program office for specific information or to schedule an advisement time. 

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Pre-Med General Office 

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tracy Hall Science Center 201

Mailing address

Weber State University
College of Science
1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2501
Ogden, UT 84408-2501

Building location

Tracy Hall Science Center (TY201)

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