8 New Programs Earn Provisional Accreditation

On April 18, ARC-PA announced eight new additions to the ranks of accredited entry-level PA programs nationwide. With these programs, the total number of accredited entry-level programs rises to 226, along with eight clinical post-graduate programs. ARC-PA also noted that they expect approximately 24 new programs to be accredited by July 2019.

Congratulations and welcome to the following programs:

The College of St. Scholastica located in Duluth, Minnesota
Program Director: Kim B. Kruger, MD, MBA

Dominican University of California located in San Rafael, California
Program Director: Ana Maldonado, DHSc, MPH, PA-C

Emory & Henry College located in Marion, Virginia
Program Director: Scott D. Richards, PhD, PA-C

Florida Gulf Coast University located in Fort Myers, Florida
Program Director: Robert M. Hawkes, MPAS, PA-C

Florida State University located in Tallahassee, Florida
Program Director: James C. Zedaker, MPAS, PA-C

Hardin-Simmons University located in Abilene, Texas
Program Director: Jennifer R. Eames, DHSc, MPAS, PA-C

Mount St. Joseph University located in Cincinnati, Ohio
Program Director: Patrick James Cafferty, MPAS, PA-C

Pace University – Pleasantville located in Pleasantville, New York
Program Director: Steven G. Sweitzer, MEd, PA-C