The UW-Madison Physician Assistant (PA) Program is a nationally respected professional master’s degree program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). We are committed to recruiting students from rural, urban, and underserved communities, and training them for primary care or specialty practice in those communities.

If you are a prospective student, we invite you to learn about our admissions requirements, explore our curriculum, and meet our faculty and staff.

If you are a program graduate, please keep in touch, consider getting involved as a preceptor, or learn more about our master’s degree completion program.


Why UW-Madison?

Here are some of our program’s greatest successes:

  • Continuous accreditation since 1977
  • 96% pass rate for national certification exam
    (view the NCCPA PANCE Pass Rate Summary Report)
  • Outstanding job placement in Wisconsin, in primary care, and in areas of medical need
  • Dynamic curriculum, state-of-the-art technology and supportive faculty, staff and fellow students

Learn more about what makes our program great.


Contact Info:

UW-Madison Physician Assistant Program
Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC site)
750 Highland Avenue
Room 1278
Madison, WI 53705

Phone: 608-263-5620

Fax: 608-265-4973

Email: Contact PA Program