PA - Knoxville

LMU-Knoxville Physician Assistant Program

students in classCongratulations on your choice to pursue a career as Physician Assistant (PA), consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top career in health care. PAs are in demand and the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects the PA profession will grow much faster than the average for all occupations. And, the average median annual wage of over $100,000 provides a great return on investment. 


The Knoxville PA program is 115-credit hour, 27-month curriculum includes a blend of learning activities that provides a solid foundation in primary care medicine. With three semesters of human cadaver anatomy and up to 20 weeks of clinical experiences in surgical disciplines, the curriculum prepares graduates to provide safe and effective care of patients in surgical and acute care settings.

To learn more about our program, JOIN US on Friday, August 20th from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm for an in-person information session. The session will cover important application and admission requirements and didatic and clinical components of the curriculum. Participants will have an opportunity to meet program faculty, staff and current students and tour program facilities.



Click HERE to learn more about our University Regional Accreditation and Professional Accreditation. And as always, please contact us at with any questions about our ARC-PA accreditation status, application and admissions requirements, cohort start dates, curriculum format and delivery, student services, supervised clinical practice experiences (SCPEs), or anything else of interest that is not published on our website. 

Thank you for your interest in LMU's Physician Assistant program | Knoxville, TN campus.