Physician Assistant Programs in the District of Columbia
Currently there are 2 PA programs in Washington DC, with 1 program ranked in the top 10. Howard University will no longer accept students (see below), meaning the District of Columbia will only have 1 active physician assistant program once the last class at Howard graduates.
George Washington University PA Program
This program is tied for 3rd rank in the United States, by US News and World Report. It’s a 24 month program requiring 1000 hours of clinical care experience prior to entering.
Address: 2100 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 343, Washington, DC 20037
Howard University PA Program
“The ARC-PA accepted the plan for Howard University to withdraw from the ARC-PA accreditation process effective July 8, 2016. The program will not accept any new students for enrollment. Specific questions regarding the Program and its plans should be directed to the Program Director and/or the appropriate institutional official(s).” – From Howard University official program page.