- Professionalism and Ethics: Demonstrate a commitment to professional behaviors and responsibilities and an adherence to ethical principles.
- Systems-Based Practice: Demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of healthcare to deliver high-quality, safe, patient-centered care.
- Self-Assessment and Ongoing Professional Development: Demonstrate an awareness of personal and professional limitations and develop plans and interventions for addressing gaps.
- Cultural Humility: Demonstrate the ability to exercise a state of openness toward understanding and respecting important aspects of other people’s cultural identities.
To learn more about the University, take a look at the Creighton University mission and the School of Medicine mission.
Graduation and attrition rates are forthcoming.
National Certifying Exam (PANCE) pass rate 5-year average are forthcoming.
The PA program curriculum is a 28-month, two-phase curriculum–didactic and clinical. The curriculum for the Phoenix program is a systems-based model which includes active learning and content in ethics and humanities, consistent with the Creighton University mission.
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Students learn in a new, state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of the Phoenix Medical Quarter. The new, modern health sciences campus will be home to nearly 1,000 students across multiple professions bringing interprofessional practice and education to improve and innovate patient care. Learn more about the Phoenix Health Sciences campus.
By the Numbers
- 36 students
- 25 from Arizona
- 33% are first-generation
- 8 states represented
- 6 languages
- 400 avg. leadership hours before admissions
- 339 average service hours before admissions