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For the 12th year in a row, Touro University California’s joint Master of Science in physician assistant studies (MSPAS) and Master of Public Health (MPH) program has been awarded a Song-Brown Healthcare workforce training programs grant through the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).

The Vallejo-based university stated that this year it received $96,000 to provide the two-week Bridge program and assist physician assistant (PA) students complete rotations in rural and underserved areas. The institution’s application was one of 18 that were funded.

Since 2002, the joint MSPAS–MPH program has prepared students to become PAs with a public health perspective. By integrating coursework, students earn two degrees simultaneously over a 33-month period.

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