Physician Assistant Program / Fort Lauderdale – Nova Southeastern University
The Physician Assistant program, Fort Lauderdale campus of Nova Southeastern University, is in its 23rd year, having graduated its first class in 1995. The Fort Lauderdale PA program is part of the College of Health Care Sciences and resides within the Health Professions Division, located on the main campus of Nova Southeastern University, in Davie, Florida.
The NSU/Fort Lauderdale PA program matriculates 75 students per year, dedicated to producing competent physician assistants who will provide quality health care in rural, urban, underserved, and culturally diverse communities. Graduates of the program receive a Master of Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant. The PA Department also offers a PA/MPH Concurrent Degree, providing an opportunity to attain a Master of Public Health degree in addition to the entry-level MMS.
NSU/Fort Lauderdale PA program has maintained continuous accreditation by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) and the approximate date for the next validation review of the program by ARC-PA will be in March 2025. The program has 14 full-time faculty members who actively teach in class and laboratory sessions, as well as participate in various health care and educational committees and associations.
Additional information about Nova Southeastern University PA Program/Fort Lauderdale can be found at: www.nova.edu/pa