The mission of the School of Physician Assistant Studies is to recruit high quality students to become exemplary physician assistants who will serve the people of Florida and the nation as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
The School of Physician Assistant Studies will continue to be recognized as a leader in the education of physician assistants.
Excellence—in patient care and education, through the use of the latest technology, evidence-based practices, and life-long learning
Integrity—ethical, fairness, honesty, accountability
Diversity—recognizing and respecting each person’s individuality
Compassion—to all people, through empathy and self-reflection
Service—to our profession, College, University, community, and nation
First-time pass rate of 100% on PANCE
Graduate 100% of entering matriculates
Educate and develop a workforce reflective of the diversity of the nation that is prepared to provide competent care across cultures
Student receive the knowledge necessary to enter practice work environments as a clinical PA upon graduation
Develop life-long learners
Our students and graduates will demonstrate professionalism at all times