Arkansas currently has 1 fully accredited physician assistant programs and one PA program under continuous status accreditation as of 2017. Both programs are highly competitive.
Harding University PA program
1st PA program in Arkansas with a class size of 36 and is 28 months in duration. An accepted physician assistant student’s average GPA 3.4 to 3.8.
“Developing caring physician assistants who practice competent, patient-centered primary care in diverse environments.”
University of Arkansas physician assistant school
Program started in 2015 and is now in – Accreditation-Continued status, enrolls about 36 students per class