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Physician Assistant / Public Health Program

  • 99.3% of all PA/MPH graduates pass the PANCE.
  • 94.4% of graduates pass the National Certifying Exam the first try.
  • 84% of alumni (2021-2023) worked in primary care or a MUA.

With Touro's Joint MSPAS/MPH Program, in less than 3 years, you will be well-prepared for the future with two master's degrees: a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and a Master of Public Health.

A Degree That Moves You Forward

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Joint Degree: MSPAS/MPH

We are the only program in which you'll earn MSPAS and MPH degrees concurrently. You'll take both public health and PA courses each term, integrating the material across the two disciplines.

Overall, our goal is simple; to increase access to quality healthcare.

This Is Physician Assistant

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Program Awarded Grant to Promote a Diverse…

Awarded a $91,000 Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Programs Grant for 2023-2024

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PA-MPH Class of 2025 on Rotations

Profiles of Dual Degree Physician Assistant and Master of Public Health Students Venturing Off to Clinical Rotations


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Alums Report Career Milestones as 2024 Begins

Graduates from Various Programs Earn New Jobs, Author Books, Appear on Podcasts

Accreditation & Outcomes

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the Touro University California Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Touro University California. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA is September 2029. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

The accreditation history for the Touro University California Physician Assistant Program can be accessed by following this link.

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