- The tuition for the Physician Assistant program is $29,248.00 for the 2012-13 school year. This figure is subject to change without prior notice. Estimated expenses (books, supplies) are $3,183.
- Master of Science in Physician Assistant Practice
Program Attendance Options:
- North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504 (312) 263-0456
PA Program Accreditation
Definition of the Physician Assistant Profession:
Physician Assistants (PAs) are educated and trained to do many of the tasks traditionally performed by physicians. Upon graduation and passing the national PA certification examination, PAs are eligible, in accordance to the regulations of the state medical licensing board, to function as an extension of a supervising physician. PAs are utilized all medical care settings; as primary care providers in Family and Internal Medicine practices, or assisting specialists in such diverse fields as Surgery, Orthopedics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Radiology, and Pathology. PAs currently provide care to millions of Americans in all types of health care settings: offices, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities.
About the Physician Assistant Program
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS) is a private institution accepting both in- and out-of-state students. The Physician Assistant (PA) Program offers approximately 60 students per year the opportunity to enroll in our Master of Science Program in Physician Assistant Practice program.
It is the policy of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science to not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability or age, in admissions or employment, or in any programs or activities. It is the University's intent to comply with applicable statutes and regulations, including Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990; both prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities by mandating a provision of reasonable accommodations to make programs and activities accessible to qualified disabled individuals. There are natural and legal limitations to what services can be provided. It is the University's goal to assist students in developing their potentials in light of what is feasible and reasonable under the law. Inquiries may be directed to the PA program offices at: (847) 578-8686.