Physician Assistant Program Graduate Placement

Class of 2020 Graduate Profile

Entering class size: 40

Attrition: 0

Graduating class size: 40

First-time PA National Certifying Exam (PANCE) pass rate: 100%

Results below are based on the program’s graduate survey upon graduation (90% response rate).

  • Job offers by the end of the program
    • Zero: 25%
    • 1-2: 56%
    • 3-5: 19%
    • 5-7: 0
    • 7-10: 0
  • Job Placement
    • Had a job offer by graduation: 58%
    • Accepted a job by graduation: 19%
    • Taking time off before pursing employment: 14%
    • Undetermined: 8%
    • Employed within 6 months of graduation: TBD
  • Areas of Practice
    • Family Medicine: 14%
    • Pediatrics: 8%
    • Internal Medicine: 20%
    • OB/GYN: 4%
    • Emergency Medicine: 16%
    • Orthopedics: 8%
    • Urgent Care: 6%
    • Surgery: 9%
    • Behavioral Medicine: 4%
    • Oncology: 2%
    • Dermatology: 2%
  • Locations of Practice
    • Rural Areas: 32%
    • Medically Underserved Area or Health Professional Shortage Area: 68 %
  • States of Practice (14% of graduating class)
    • Texas
    • Georgia
    • Virginia
    • Florida
  • NC Locations of Practice (86% of graduating class)
    • Fayetteville and Southeastern NC (68%)
    • Wake Forest
    • Raleigh
    • Charlotte
    • Greensboro
  • Salary Ranges
    • $90,000-$99,000: 9%
    • $100,000+: 21%
    • Unknown at the time of graduation: 69%