Program Curriculum

PA Program Curriculum

K-State's 27-month, 108-credit program, will admit 36 students in year one, 40 in year two, 44 in year three, and is designed to prepare graduates to provide medical care as part of an intercollaborative health care team. The curriculum consists of three semesters of classroom training followed by four semesters of clinical rotations. All students enter as a single cohort in the spring semester, complete seven continuous semesters to graduate in May with a Master of Science Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) degree.

MSPAS Degree Plan - 2023 (pdf)
Academic Calendar (pdf)
Course Descriptions, Didactic Year - 2023 (pdf)
Course Descriptions, Clinical Year - 2023 (pdf)
Program Learning Outcomes (pdf)

Students with Disabilities - Americans with Disabilities Act Statement

Kansas State University is committed to equal opportunity in education for all students, including those with documented disabilities. If you have a diagnosed disability, or if you believe that you have a disability that might require reasonable accommodations in the Physician Assistant program, please contact the Student Access Center and/or your instructor. Services are available to students with a wide range of disabilities including, but not limited to, physical disabilities, medical conditions, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, depression, and anxiety. If you are a student enrolled in campus/online courses through the Manhattan or Olathe campuses, email the Student Access Center, or call 785-532-6441.

Kansas State University policy states that it is the responsibility of the student to provide letters of accommodation to the instructor.

Furthermore, the PA Program policy states that you will report any medically documented disabilities to the Program Director during Orientation Week, and contact the Student Access Center in a timely manner.