Program Data

After each ARC-PA meeting, the ARC-PA updates data on the number of programs, credentials awarded and the number of programs over time.

Total Number of Accredited PA Programs: 229

Highest Credential Awarded by institution upon completion:
Certificate only 3
Associate (AA/AS) 1
Baccalaureate (BA/BS) 5
Masters (professional or graduate school) 220


Graphic Displays

A graphic display of the number of accredited programs over time may be found here as of September 2017.

A graphic display of projected growth as of January 2018 is available here. The red line represents current programs in the state; the blue projected new programs.