Physician's Assistant

Starting Salary

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Median Annual Wage

NC Triangle area
% Master's degree
% Bachelor's degree

Job Outlook

NC Triangle area

Annual Job Openings

NC Triangle area

Provide healthcare services typically performed by a physician, under the supervision of a physician. Conduct complete physicals, provide treatment, and counsel patients. May, in some cases, prescribe medication. Must graduate from an accredited educational program for physician assistants.

Application to a school to become a physical assistant requires completion of a bachelor’s degree. View the for the Physician Assistant course selection guide to ensure you take the correct courses for the Bachelor of Science program at area universities.