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The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) continued accreditation of the Saint Francis University Mater of Physician Assistant Science Program (PA curriculum only) in March 2010. The Department's next accreditation review is in September, 2016!
The Master of Physician Assistant Science Program has a 95% first-time taker pass-rate on the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE). Take a look at our last five years’ of performance on the PANCE. Please feel free to also take a look at the NCCPA First-Time PANCE rates for the most recent graduating classes, as reported by the NCCPA.
In addition, the Board Pass Rates Chart graphs the pass rate of first-time takers for the NCCPA exam at Saint Francis University against the national average since 1981.
From the Accreditation Standards for Physician Assistant Education: SECTION A: ADMINISTRATION A3.14b: "The program must define, publish and make readily available to … students general program information to include: the success of the program in achieving its goals.”
Take a look at the attached file to see how successful the MPAS Progam is in achieving its Goals.
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