Prospective Students

Physician Assistants (PAs) are health-care professionals prepared to practice medicine 

Our Requirements

To be considered for the Physician Assistant program, applicants must: 


The program delivery model is designed to prepare students for a rapidly changing health care 

Open Houses

Candidates are strongly encouraged to attend one of the information sessions at Shenandoah University


Our program participates in the  Central Application Service for Physician Assistants.

Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition and fees are set annually. It is estimated that tuition and fees for the 2014-2015 academic year will 

Graduate Degree in Physician Assistant Studies


The Physician Assistant (PA) Program is an accredited, eight-semester, 30-month, graduate-level program leading to a Master of Science in physician assistant studies.  The SU PA program is located in historic Winchester, VA, on the campus of the Winchester Medical Center, a 445-bed regional referral hospital, which is part of Valley Health System. The PA program is in the northern Shenandoah Valley, an area that offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation, including hiking and camping at the nearby Shenandoah National Park. You are invited to tour the PA program site to learn more about our faculty, students and admissions requirements. Please contact us if you have any questions or need additional information.




The admission information provides both potential and matriculated student with details about the educational program leading to a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. It should be viewed as an adjunct to Shenandoah University’s Graduate Catalog and the Shenandoah University Physician Assistant Program Student Handbook, which contain specific information regarding the university and related policies. The information…Read More

What Alumni & Students Have to Say

“I decided on Shenandoah because of its excellence in pass rates, the inviting and friendly atmosphere from the staff and students, and the emphasis they place on outreach and global missions. I believe this university integrates my two passions: medicine and serving others through missions. They provide a comprehensive foundation for primary care and present…Read More

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Life in PA School

Medical Society of Virginia White Coat Days
Medical Mission Trip To Nicaragua
Camp WMC
Student Fun
Celebrating Halloween
Global Citizenship Project
Annual Fund Raiser
PA Week, October 6 – 12