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Annual Report

Program Goals 

Kansas State University PA program will:

  1. Select qualified applicants, through a holistic process, who successfully complete the program.  
  2. Provide a quality educational experience that allows graduates to gain the knowledge, skills and competencies required for entry-level medical practice. 
  3. Provide a quality educational experience that allows graduates the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to provide medical care to diverse patient populations in a wide variety of clinical settings. 
  4. Encourage civic responsibility with professional and community involvement.
  5. Strive for at least 50% of graduates obtaining their first job in Kansas.
  6. Provide a quality educational experience that prepares graduates to meet or exceed the national first-time Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) pass rate. 

Upon completion of an entire cohort cycle, the program will provide documentation of success in meeting these goals. A link to that documentation will be posted here and updated each October following graduation of the first cohort.  

Program Outcomes

  1. The program expects to have a graduation rate consistent with the national average of PA programs.  
  2. The program expects to have an attrition rate consistent with the national average of PA programs.  
  3. The program expects 100 percent of graduates to be employed or enrolled in a post-graduate fellowship or residency within six months of graduation. 

Outcomes will be updated in February of each year following graduation of the first cohort. 

ClassMatriculation Class SizeGraduation Class SizeGraduation RateAttrition RateEmployment/ Residency/ Fellowship Placement Rate
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