Accreditation

Two New Programs Gain Provisional Accreditation

By Meredith WiseAugust 1, 2018

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Welcome and congratulations to the two newest members of the PA program 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 236. ARC-PA additionally estimates a potential 52 more could be approved to open their doors by January 2021.

Congratulations and welcome to the following programs:

California State University — Monterey Bay, located in Salinas, California
Program Director: Christopher P. Forest, MSHS, PA-C

Lipscomb University, located in Nashville, Tennessee
Program Director: Stephen H. Heffington, MD

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.