Accreditation

6 Programs Gain Provisional Accreditation

By Meredith WiseApril 18, 2018

Congratulations to the six newest members of the PA education family.

ARC-PA recently announced the newest set of PA programs to receive provisional accreditation. With these additions, the total number of accredited entry-level programs is 235. ARC-PA additionally estimates a potential 32 entry-level programs could be approved to open their doors by 2020.

Congratulations and welcome to the following programs:

Misericordia University located in Dallas, Pennsylvania
Program Director: Jack A. Goble, PA-C

Rocky Vista University located in Parker, Colorado
Program Director: Debra F. Nickell, PhD, MBA, PA-C

Trine University located in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Program Director:  Dawn LaBarbera, PhD, PA-C

University of La Verne located in La Verne, California
Program Director: Michael A. Estrada, DHSc, PA-C

University of Nevada, Reno located in Reno, Nevada
Program Director: Brian S. Lauf, MPAS

Valparaiso University located in Valparaiso, Indiana
Program Director: Joseph Zaweski, MPAS, PA-C

Meredith Wise

Meredith Wise is the manager of communications for the Physician Assistant Education Association. She has a background in communications and joined PAEA in 2016.