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The goals of the Ithaca College Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies with respective measurements of success are as follows:

  • Recruit, select, and retain highly qualified diverse applicants.
    • Admission Data and Graduation Survey
  • Educate physician assistants who practice safe innovative patient-centered care in any healthcare setting.
    • Alumni and Employer Survey
  • Encourage interprofessional education and teamwork to meet the needs of patients from a diversity of backgrounds in our community, including of socio-economic, religious, cultural, sexual orientation and gender identity. in our community.
    • Curriculum Analysis, IPE Assessment Scale, and Alumni Survey
  • Develop physician assistants’ leaders who strive for excellence through service to the PA profession and community.
    • Alumni and Employer Surveys
  • Comply with ARC-PA Standards to obtain and maintain accreditation.
    • ARC-PA Accreditation Report
  • Graduate physician assistants who maintain a pass rate above the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE) national average.  
    • NCCPA PANCE Pass Rate Report