4 More Programs Gain Provisional Accreditation

By Meredith WiseNovember 13, 2019

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Welcome to the newest programs!

ARC-PA recently announced the latest group of PA programs to receive provisional accreditation. With these additions, the total number of accredited entry-level programs now stands at 250. ARC-PA estimates a potential 54 additional programs could be approved to open their doors by September 2023.

Congratulations and welcome to the following programs:

Northwestern College, Orange City, IA
Program Director: Christina Beth Hanson, EdD, PA-C

Pfeiffer University, Albemarle, NC
Program Director: Brenda Diaz, MS, PA-C

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Program Director: Jennifer J. Momen, MD, MPH

Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
Program Director: Varsha Gusman, MMS, 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.