If you want to help people and practice healthcare as part of a team, consider studying to be a Physician Assistant. In USF’s Pre-Physician Assistant program, you’ll learn the thinking, collaboration, and communication skills you’ll need to be a successful Physician Assistant.
As you study, your USF professors will get to know you, and provide personalized support. The individual attention means they’re helping you where you need help most. Our alumni get noticed by employers. Also, it doesn’t hurt that USF offers an internationally-recognized Physician Assistant program.
We asked our professors and they said pre-physician assistants:
Examine patients and their medical histories
Diagnose and treat patient injury or illness
Assist in surgery
Your graduate-level clinical rotation will help you learn the career path that best suits you Physician Assistants can work in a variety of medical settings that includes performing in an emergency room, practicing family, inpatient, and internal medicine, and helping with surgery.
Types of careers you may have after you graduate include: