UW Physician Assistant Master's DegreeEMCHS Physician Assistant Program

Extended Master of Clinical Health Services for Physician Assistants What's New
Stay ahead of the curve and prepare for a leadership role in health care through the Extended Master of Clinical Health Services (EMCHS) degree for physician assistants (PAs).

Study With the Best
Developed in response to demand in the profession, this new professional degree program is offered in partnership with MEDEX Northwest, the eighth top-rated physician assistant program in the nation, and the UW School of Medicine, the number one medical school for primary care.

Choose a Focus Area
Develop your subject expertise and earn your EMCHS degree in just five academic quarters from the top-ranked University of Washington.

Stay in your current clinical practice site and focus your study in one of the areas below while you develop research, health policy, and other critical skills for ensuring high-quality health care.
  • Health care for rural and medically underserved populations
  • Public health and preventive medicine
  • Academic medicine and specialty practice
  • Global health
Application Deadline
Applications are due no later than March 15, and admission decisions are made on an ongoing basis.

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