Inaugural PAS Class of 2021 official class portrait

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Message from the Program Director

Pangela DawsonThese are exciting times at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)! We are on the brink of making history, yet again, as we continue to develop the newest master’s degree in Physician Assistant (PA) Studies. I welcome you to explore this website and learn more about the requirements to become part of one of the fastest growing and highly regarded professions in the country! Currently, there are over 200 accredited PA programs in the United States and more than 115,000 practicing PAs. The profession has maintained remarkable growth and spurred noteworthy interest in the healthcare and academic sectors. In fact, the 2017 US News & World Report ranked the PA profession as no. 3 (third) among all health care jobs ... click for full message.


About the Physician Assistant (PA) Program

Information about the PA profession, and the MSM PA program's mission, objectives and accreditation

Information for Prospective Students

Information about admissions, tuition and financial aid, matriculation requirements and the Atlanta area.


Information about the PA program's classes and curriculum.

Faculty and Staff Directory

Listing of all PA program faculty and staff.

Professional Resources

Listing of Physician Assistant program professional resources.

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