Top Ten Reasons


#10.

Our weather is warm, we are located in Augusta, the second largest city in Georgia, along the Savannah River and Augusta Canal and the cost of living here is relatively inexpensive.

#9.

Faculty that: practice clinically to maintain their skills and knowledge; make presentations at state and national conferences; publish articles in national publications.

#8.

State-of-the-art classroom, exam rooms, and a fully-equipped surgical suite specifically for training students.

#7.

Our graduates consistently pass the PANCE (PA national certification exam) their first time at a rate higher than the national average.

#6.

Our attrition rate is very low because we do everything we can to make sure our students succeed throughout our program.

#5.

Under the supervision of our faculty, our students run a free monthly “Christ Church Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Clinic” in conjunction with a soup kitchen which serves our city's underserved community.

#4.

Augusta University (formerly Georgia Regents University) MPA Program is ranked 3rd in the nation (2015) and has been ranked in the top 3 since 2012 on Graduate Programs.

#3.

Low tuition cost compared to other programs in the state and region.

#2.

Human Gross Anatomy course - full dissection cadaver lab, not a simulation. Small group and a lot of hands-on labs.

#1.

AND THE NUMBER 1 REASON TO CHOOSE Augusta University's Master of Physician Assistant Program over others is because: WE CARE ABOUT OUR STUDENTS!