Interested in becoming a Physician Assistant? Here’s What You Need to Know!

The healthcare industry is growing exponentially and according to The US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for a career as a Physician Assistant increases an astounding 31% over the next 8 years. (The average is 5%!)

What does a career as a Physician Assistant look like and what do you need to get there?

  • Check out this link on the Occupational Outlook Handbook to learn more!
  • Join Binghamton University’s Pre-Physician Assistant Society which serves as a resource to those students interested in pursuing a career in this fast-growing industry.
  • Consider Mentor Match to connect with Binghamton Alumni who are in the field of your interest.
  • Be sure to talk to a Harpur Academic Advisor to stay on track with any undergraduate coursework many Physician Assistant programs require in order to gain acceptance.

This CareerOneStop video provides an informative overview of becoming a Physician Assistant

 

By Laura O'Neill
Laura O'Neill Career Consultant in Residence Laura O