Class of 19Marist College's PA Class of 2020


The Marist College Physician Assistant Program is committed to graduating entry-level, competent healthcare providers trained to practice ethically and culturally sensitive medicine in a team environment, and who will be life-long learners with a commitment to community service and the overall success of the profession.


Program Goals are to:

  • Graduate entry-level, competent healthcare providers
  • Promote ethically & culturally sensitive PAs
  • Develop healthcare providers capable of functioning successfully within interprofessional teams
  • Encourage engagement in community service
  • Develop lifelong learners
  • Foster commitment to the advancement of the profession
  • Meet or exceed national pass rate for first-time Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE) takers


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Accreditation Status
The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the Marist College Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Marist College.
Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.
Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status.  It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class.