Welcome to the Department of Physician Assistant Education

Physician Assistant Education program

The University of Dayton's Master of Physician Assistant Practice (MPAP) program will prepare you to become a knowledgeable, service-oriented and self-assured mid-level healthcare practitioner. Our program utilizes state-of-the-art technology blended with traditional hands-on experiences to provide our students with the best possible experience to prepare them for clinical practice.

The 27-month, seven-semester, modular-based curriculum program is located on the fifth floor of the University's Raymond L. Fitz Hall, three floors above the University's Doctor of Physical Therapy program and one floor below the other programs in the School of Education and Health Sciences

Mission statement

The mission of the Department of Physician Assistant Education is to produce physician assistants who are committed to the service of the human person through the skillful, compassionate, and ethical provision of health care within the context of the Catholic Marianist tradition. We emphasize excellent generalist care for the whole person, particularly upholding dignity for society's most vulnerable, in a learning environment which emphasizes leadership, life-long learning, and service.

Attend an information session

Prospective students interested in the University of Dayton's Master of Physician Assistant Practice (MPAP) program should plan to attend one of the PA information sessions that are held periodically throughout the school year. 

View a list of upcoming information sessions and register to attend.

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Physician Assistant Education

Fitz Hall 510 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2958