Physician Associate

Also called: Physician Assistant

Job Outlook in Vermont
High Demand  

What you might do
Physician Associates care for patients in many of the same ways a doctor does, under a doctor’s supervision.  They examine, diagnose, and treat patients.

Where you might work
Doctor’s office. Hospital.

Related Links
My Next Move: Physician Assistants
O*Net Online: Physician Assistants
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Physician Assistants
American Academy of PAs
Vermont Medical Society
Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont

Education Required
Physician Associates hold a master’s degree (2 years after a 4-year bachelor’s degree).

Where to Study

Norwich University

Saint Michael's College

University of Vermont

Vermont State University - Castleton, Johnson

Quinnipiac University

Sacred Heart University

University of Bridgeport

University of Saint Joseph

Yale School of Medicine

University of New England

Franklin Pierce University

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Albany Medical College

D'Youville University

Rochester Institute of Technology

Stony Brook School of Health Professions

Bryant University

Johnson & Wales University

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC

Southern Vermont AHEC