Campbell offers the only PA/MS in Public Health dual degree program in North Carolina, providing PA students with a solid foundation in health care research and outcomes evaluation. This educational background will help broaden students’ perspective to view health care services in terms of community or population needs, and teach them how to contribute as community health leaders, educators and policy makers, affecting the local, state and national health care systems.
State of the Art Facilities
Carrie Rich Hall was recently transformed into a new medical teaching facility for the PA Program. The first floor of the building, a 9,200 square foot space, contains six offices, a 40-seat lecture hall, a physical diagnosis suite, four video practice examination rooms, three study rooms, a waiting room, a student lounge and two group study rooms.
Elevate Your Career
By earning a dual degree, students have the opportunity to further develop their leadership skills, better comprehend health care needs and enhance their careers by learning to perceive issues from a broader perspective than their colleagues. CNN ranked physician assistants as the second highest ranked job on their list of “100 Best Jobs in America.” The expected job outlook for physician assistant candidates is exceptionally bright, with an anticipated growth of more than 20% between 2008 and 2018.