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Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

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About the Program

MUSC is an academic teaching hospital and the PAS program benefits from the vast resources available from the University including access to interprofessional experiences and simulation technology.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

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We have incorporated diversity education and other DEI opportunities in our curriculum to train culturally competent providers who treat all patients with dignity.

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About the Profession

The Physician Assistant is a licensed health professional qualified by specialized academic and clinical education to perform medical tasks traditionally undertaken by physicians while practicing under the supervision and responsibility of a licensed physician.

Mission, Vision, Values, Goals

The mission of the Physician Assistant Studies Master of Science Program at MUSC is to graduate highly competent physician assistants who are compassionate, culturally aware and attuned to the primary healthcare needs of the people of South Carolina and beyond.