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    PA Studies

    Come to a program where the excitement is high, class sizes are low and faculty members know you by name. With MBKU's School of PA Studies, it's not just small classes, but a family feel.

  • PA students work in the hospital simulation suite

    PA Studies

    Come to a program where the excitement is high, class sizes are low and faculty members know you by name. With MBKU's School of PA Studies, it's not just small classes, but a family feel.

  • PA student walking to class

    PA Studies

    Come to a program where the excitement is high, class sizes are low and faculty members know you by name. With MBKU's School of PA Studies, it's not just small classes, but a family feel.

PA Studies

Due to COVID-19 mandates, all on-campus events have been cancelled until further notice. If you would like to schedule a phone advising session, please email your availability to PAadmissions@ketchum.edu and someone will get back to you promptly to set up a call. We look forward to connecting with you virtually!

Academic Success Meets Community Service

The School of Physician Assistant Studies at Marshall B. Ketchum University was founded in 2012 and offers a 27-month, post-baccalaureate program leading to the degree, Master of Medical Science.

Low student-teacher ratios (8:1), combined with collaborative community service outings, give the SPAS program a collegial, family-like atmosphere, where faculty knows you by name and provides the one-to-one attention you need to be successful.

Examples of community service opportunities shared by students and faculty include conducting health screenings, educating children, and serving at local food banks.

Innovation Through Interprofessional Education

Taught by MBKU faculty, interprofessional education is an innovative teaching approach that emphasizes communication, safety and quality of care. It prepares students of different disciplines to work in teams to deliver the best possible patient experience and outcomes.

PA Studies Spring Admissions Open House

 

Spring Admissions Virtual Open House

 

Watch our first-ever virtual Spring Admissions Open House! In this recorded session, we'll go through an overview of the School of PA Studies along with a dive into the following topics:

  • Why choose PA?
  • Didactic and Clinical Education
  • Admissions Process
  • Campus Facilities, with a tour alongside current PA students

We end our Open House with a recorded live Q&A session that answers many popular questions and even some you might not have thought of!

Other Reasons to Choose SPAS
Campus and Climate
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The MBKU campus, buildings and facilities are contemporary, well-maintained and equipped with modern health care technology. Add the great year-round weather and popular recreational attractions—including beaches, mountains, professional sports teams and more—and you have an unmatched environment in which to study, learn and grow.
Ideal Location
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MBKU is located in a residential, suburban neighborhood with many nearby apartments and rental houses for consideration.  About 50% of students live within one mile of the MBKU campus, which facilities a real sense of community among students.
Leadership Experience
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Our students, alumni, faculty and administrators are leaders in their communities and within local, state and national health organizations.  This is a shared source of pride for the entire MBKU family.
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