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Downers Grove, IL Campus

Certification/Licensure Requirements

Physician Assistant Program

To practice as a physician assistant in the United States, students must successfully complete a PA program accredited by the ARC-PA. Students must also pass the certifying examination administered by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

For further information regarding the certifying examination, contact the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Inc., 12000 Findley Road, Suite 100, Johns Creek, GA 30097-1409; 678/417-8100; www.nccpa.net