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Physician Assistant Credential

Credit Recommendations 

  • Anatomy and Physiology: 6 credits, lower division level
  • Behavioral Science: 6 credits, lower division level
  • Clinical Practicum: 9 credits, lower or upper division level, depending on placement in program
  • Health Assessment: 6 credits, lower division level
  • Medical Lab Tech: 3 credits, lower division level
  • Medical Science: 6 credits, lower division level

Effective Dates 

Permanent

Issuing Agency

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Applying for the Credit

If your credential was issued or valid during the validity period, or effective dates, for the credit recommendation, then you're eligible to apply for the credit. 

  • Consult with your Academic Advisor regarding the applicability of the credit to your degree plan.
  • Contact the PLA Office or the Registrar to apply for the credit.