DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES
Welcome to the website for the Louisiana State University-New Orleans Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies
About the Department
Established in 2012, the LSUHSC-NO Department of Physician Assistant Studies is a graduate program within the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Allied Health Professions. The department is located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
With a focus on primary care, the LSUHSC-NO PA awards a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree following 29 months of intensive academic and clinical training. Of the 29 months, the 17-month academic phase is conducted in New Orleans with state-of-the-art training equipment and facilities. The 12 month clinical experience is conducted at a variety of sites throughout Louisiana.
The LSUHSC-NO Master of Physician Assistant Studies Department will be a leader in the education of competent, compassionate, health care providers providing access to care for the people of Louisiana.
The Mission of the LSUHSC-New Orleans Master of Physician Assistant Studies Department is to recruit and educate individuals of the highest quality from diverse backgrounds to provide evidence-based, patient-centered healthcare to the people of Louisiana.