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The health sciences major and minor at Saint Joseph’s University provides a comprehensive foundation in natural sciences, public health, the healthcare system and social sciences. You will be introduced to a broad range of health issues and concepts, including healthcare management, legal and ethical concerns and environmental influences on health, nutrition, life cycle health, alternative medicine, diseases and complementary medicine.

Get a complete, real-world understanding of what it means to be a physician assistant  at Saint Joseph’s University. Our pre-professional physician assistant program combines foundational coursework with patient contact and shadowing to prepare you for graduate studies and a rewarding career.  

Choose from an accelerated, three-year track or a traditional, four-year undergraduate track to earn a health science degree. If you meet all progression requirements, you’ll be granted an interview for admission to our graduate physician assistant program, known for its renowned faculty and innovative anatomy instruction.