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Milligan hosts PA info session May 25

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (April 13, 2017) — Students interested in becoming a physician assistant can attend an info session at Milligan College and learn about the college’s new PA program, Thursday, May 25, 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the B.D. Phillips Building on Emmanuel Hill, room 203.

Prospective students will have the opportunity to get an overview of the PA program from its director, Andrew Hull, as well as other key faculty members. Hull, of Johnson City, is a 2001 alum and has a wide range of medical experience working locally as a physician assistant
in areas including dermatology, family practice and emergency room medicine.

Milligan’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies will be a 28-month, 108 credit hour program projected to have 60 students when fully-enrolled, 25 graduates annually, filling a much-needed gap in healthcare employment regionally and nationally. The program is slated to launch in January 2018.

“This is the perfect event for anyone interested in learning more about Milligan’s physician assistant program,” said Hull. “Our physician assistant program trains students to be excellent medical providers, and it also encourages them to be servant leaders in their communities.”

The Milligan College Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program has applied for Accreditation-Provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program anticipates matriculating its first class in January 2018, pending achieving Accreditation-Provisional status at the September 2017 ARC-PA meeting. 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 appears 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.

 

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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