Performance Data

Success of the program in meeting its goals:

Program Metrics

  • 29% male students

  • Average age 27.6 years old at time of matriculation

  • 19% Underrepresented minority students

  • 11% Partners Employees

  • Average hours of healthcare experience

    • Class of 2017 = 1,668

    • Class of 2018 = 5,409

    • Class of 2019 = 6,548

  • The MGH Institute's Master in Physician Assistant Studies Program prepares you to take the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE) administered by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). Per Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) requirements, please visit:
     to view the program's pass rates.