Physician Assistant Program

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the program is to educate and train highly-skilled Physician Assistants who:
  • are capable of providing quality health care
  • have expertise in the health care needs of the medically underserved
  • are prepared to critically evaluate, and become leaders in bringing about improvement in the medical and social systems that affect the health of underserved populations
  • will seek and retain employment as primary care Physician Assistants in medically underserved areas of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Evidence of the programs success in fulfilling its mission can be found at:


Program Accreditation

The Lock Haven University Physician Assistant Program has been granted the status Accreditation-Continued in September of 2012 by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The program was last reviewed in 2012 and is scheduled for review again in 2017. Information regarding PA Program Accreditation and ARC-PA can be found at

Combat Medic & M.R. Greenberg MD, MBA Amphitheater Dedication Ceremony

Special Events:

Open House:

Lock Haven University will be hosting two informational sessions for individuals interested in the Physician Assistant (PA) Graduate Program.  These informational sessions will be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014 and Saturday, March 18, 2015 in conjunction with our undergraduate Open House programs.  Faculty from the PA program will provide an hour presentation on the PA Graduate program that will be followed by a tour of campus and a complimentary lunch at Bentley Dining Hall.

If you would like to register for one of these sessions, please register online at:

PA Professional Seminar April 13th 2012: