Best Physician Assistant colleges in Georgia 2022

Best Physician Assistant colleges in Georgia for 2022

Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Founded in 1836, Atlanta, Georgia’s Emory University is tied to the largest healthcare system in the state — Emory Healthcare, which features seven hospitals. It’s no surprise that the Emory School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant programs are universally acclaimed! The school features two graduate options — a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Degree and a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Degree and Master of Public Health Dual Degree. The latter prepares graduates to work in such areas:

  • Population health
  • Clinical research
  • Health administration leadership
  • Global healthcare
  • Community health promotion

There are also undergrad medical degree options that may serve as a foundation for a PA master’s degree.

Mercer University
Macon, GA

Located in Macon, Georgia, Mercer University has been producing high-achieving alumni since opening its doors in 1837. The institution’s College of Health Professions has a few exciting options for PA studies, including a 28-month Master of Medical Science (MMSc) offered at the Atlanta campus or a combined MMSc/Master of Public Health. 

There are also two Accelerated Special Consideration Programs for Physician Assistant paths — one leading to a BS in Health Sciences and the other a BS in Public Health. Both allow students to proceed from their BS to a Master of Medical Science in about six years. Mercer also offered numerous online courses and programs related to healthcare.

Augusta University
Augusta, GA

Augusta University offers 1 Physician Assistant degree programs. It's a medium sized, public, four-year university in a midsize city. In 2020, 43 Physician Assistant students graduated with students earning 43 Master's degrees.

List of all Physician Assistant colleges in Georgia

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Emory University Logo Emory University Atlanta, GA
14 : 1 13,997
Mercer University Logo Mercer University Macon, GA
23 : 1 9,006
Augusta University Logo Augusta University Augusta, GA
20 : 1 8,920
Brenau University Logo Brenau University Gainesville, GA
19 : 1 2,813
South University-Savannah Logo South University-Savannah Savannah, GA
23 : 1 818