The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the OHSU Division of Physician Assistant Education Physician Assistant Program sponsored by the Oregon Health & Science University.  Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Accreditation remains in effect until the program closes or withdraws from the accreditation process or until accreditation is withdrawn for failure to comply with the Standards. The approximate date for the next validation review of the program by the ARC-PA will be September 2025. The review date is contingent upon continued compliance with the Accreditation Standards and ARC-PA policy.

See also, Policies and Standards

The program’s accreditation history can be viewed on the ARC-PA website at

Stakeholder and Data Engagement Commendation from the OHSU Provost

This commendation is for programs that have top scores on their engagement of stakeholders and all categories of “closing the loop”.  This program analyzes their assessment data along with stakeholders like students, staff, alumni, and employers to implement changes to the way they do things with the goal of improving student learning.  They consult, collaborate with, and enable stakeholders.  This program is action-oriented and makes informed decisions.

Assessment Commendation