Welcome to the Marquette University Department of Physician Assistant Studies!
We are excited that you have chosen Marquette University to complete your PA education. The PA faculty is highly qualified and is committed to providing a higher education for each individual student while providing an outstanding learning experience for all students.
In accordance with the Jesuit tradition of Marquette University of cura personalis, and with the Jesuit ideals reflected in the College of Health Sciences’ of excellence, faith, service, and leadership, the Department of Physician Assistant Studies is dedicated to educating and fostering the development of the individual student for the supervised practice of primary medicine within dynamic health care systems.
Students are exposed to a cutting edge curricula designed to implement leadership and preparation for practicing evidence-based medicine. The program offers an array of learning environments exposing the students to communities rich in diversity, urban settings, and communities designated as health professional shortage areas. While training here, students learn to practice medicine and deliver comprehensive quality healthcare while treating patients with dignity, respect, and compassion.
The Marquette University Physician Assistant Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), and is a member of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).
I wish you success in the path to becoming a Physician Assistant and know you will enjoy your time here in the Marquette University Physician Assistant Program as a partner in your professional preparation.
Mary Jo P.M. Wiemiller, M.S., PA-C
Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Clinical Assistant Professor