Pre-Physician Assistant Studies

Preparation for physician assistant school is a challenging journey you can begin at Truman State University. As a pre-physician assistant student at Truman, you have the opportunity to obtain the essential academic competencies needed to be successful in physician assistant school.

Choose Your Own Path for Pre-Physician Assistant

Each major available at Truman offers different strengths and variation in your approach to healthcare—this means you have the freedom to design your educational experience by selecting a major that matches your particular academic interests or career goals. Many pre- physician assistant students choose to major in Biology, Health Science, or Exercise Science.

Get Personal Attention from Your Pre-Health Advisor

We want you to have everything you need to make sure you’re on the right path and to help you succeed.  Get expert guidance from your own pre-health advisor on courses, research projects, study abroad, and co-curricular activities. Have questions? Consult with one of our pre-health advisors or the Pre-Health Professions Coordinator. You should set up a personalized meeting to discuss the best way to pursue your passions.

Resources That Make A Difference

Our resources include academic advising and tutoring, professional organizations (including healthcare-related clubs), and research opportunities with faculty. With our small classes, you get to know your professors one-on-one.

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