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HUNTINGTON — The Physician Assistant program at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is accepting applications for its inaugural class, which begins in January 2021, a news release said.

The Physician Assistant program will include both didactic and clinical components and take approximately 28 months to complete. According to the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 75% of physician assistants receive multiple job offers upon graduation.

Applications must be submitted online through Centralized Application Service for Physician Assistants ( and verified by Oct. 1. On-campus interviews will be scheduled from August through November 2020.

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