Pre-Physician Assistant

Most Tennessee Tech Pre-PA students begin in the Pre-Physician Assistant Program (non-degree) and later declare a major to complete a Bachelor's degree. PA schools accept any major, so students are encouraged to explore a major according to his/her interests and strengths.

Requirements:

Preparing for the Graduate Records Exam (GRE):

GRE Exam

Professional Websites:

PA Schools in Tennessee:

FAQs:

What is a Physician Assistant?

According to the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), a Physician Assistant is a medical professional who works as part of a team with a doctor.

What can a Physician Assistant do?

  • Write prescriptions
  • Assist in surgery
  • Conduct physical examinations
  • Diagnose and treat illnesses, symptoms, and much more

What is the primary difference between a Physician Assistant and a Nurse Practitioner?

The role a PA plays versus a NP is different based on the education each receives.

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