The day-to-day work of a Physician Assistant (PA) in many ways mirrors that of a full-fledged doctor. They diagnose and treat patients, order tests such as x-rays and blood work, and prescribe medications. Some even assist in surgeries.
Physician Assistants perform those tasks under the supervision of a physician or surgeon, which allows PAs to start practicing medicine after completing a two-year post-graduate training program rather than spending four years in medical school.
We’ll help you get maximum credit for your past courses or work experience and create a custom plan to finish your degree.
Our short and easy live, teacher-led online classes will prepare you to test-out of your selected classes.
Take the exam at one of 1,900 testing centers. Arrive with confidence knowing Achieve students have a 95%* pass rate.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a Physician Assistant holding a master degree is around $90,930 annually. Demand for licensed PAs is expected to climb 38% by 2022, much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations.
That means employers are expected to create about 28,700 new Physician Assistant jobs in the coming years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Achieve offers a unique program for those wanting to Fast-Track from an LPN or LVN to a Physician Assistant degree.
Our program prepares students to earn full credit for college courses by passing just ONE exam that we prepare them for. No college quizzes, term papers or busywork. They can transfer these credits to a fully accredited campus or online Physician Assistant program.
It's the fastest way to achieve your college degree. Our credit-by-exam test prep program offers quality, convenience, and flexibility.
Achieve also offers on-site classes at one of our many locations. Our classes are taught by highly qualified instructors and nursing classes are taught by RNs. If you're looking for a virtual or traditional classroom environment with the speed and savings of credit by examination, we are your solution.
"Achieve is the way to go, especially if you've had some past college credit experience and work experience. You don’t need to take 2 years and spend $30,000 to go to school while still working and taking care of your families. Achieve is easier, less expensive, and faster than going to a traditional school"
– Lisa Brown – Galloway, New Jersey
"I worked 30+ hours a week and have two small children so I’ve found that this program and the way it's set up, was a blessing for me. The staff and teachers were so supportive. With Achieve, I passed every exam the first time-usually with an A or B grade."
– Maryann Hendricks, RN – Pennsylvania
"The delivery of the virtual classes was great, and I could watch the virtual classes over again to make sure I really understood everything. I was able to pick and choose the most convenient approach: Live online or Live in-person. It allowed me to be in the driver’s seat on choosing my path. I am thrilled to share my experience."
– Julian Moreno – New Jersey