Greystone Hall, Marist College
The Master of Science-Physician Assistant Studies is a 24 month, full-time program designed to prepare students for the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination and for a successful career as a physician assistant. The program consists of three phases: didactic phase, clinical phase, and capping phase. Students will learn about and experience healthcare in a variety of settings and across the lifespan. In addition, the ethical responsibilities of the profession, behavioral aspects of health, roles and responsibilities of the physician assistant, and global aspects of health are covered. The program is designed to graduate highly trained, ethical and problem-solving healthcare providers.