Training Program Summary

Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant. A program that prepares individuals to practice medicine, including diagnoses and treatment therapies, under the supervision of a physician. Includes instruction in the basic medical and clinical sciences and specialized preparation in fields such as family medicine; pediatrics; obstetrics; gynecology; general surgery; psychiatry; behavioral medicine; the delivery of health care services to homebound patients, rural populations, underserved populations; and community health services. (Moved from 51.0807)
 
Training Providers for Physician Assistant in California
Provider Name
Program Name
Samuel Merritt College Physician Assistant 
San Joaquin Valley College Physician Assistant 
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Physician Assistant 
Western University of Health Sciences Physician Assistant 
Riverside Community College Physician Assistant 

Occupations for Physician Assistant in California
Occupation TitleEstimated Year - Projected YearEmploymentEmployment Change Minimum Educational Requirement View Video
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary2018 - 202811,90015,5003,60030.3 Master`s degree  
Physician Assistants2018 - 202811,70015,7004,00034.2 Bachelor`s degree
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary2018 - 202811,90015,5003,60030.3 Master`s degree  
Physician Assistants2018 - 202811,70015,7004,00034.2 Bachelor`s degree