The University of Lynchburg PA Medicine program is an Accreditation Review Commission on Education(ARC-PA) Accredited program.
All 50 states require graduation from an ARC-PA accredited program and National Commission on Certification Of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certification following successful completion of the Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE) as conditions for initial PA licensure. Successful completion of the University of Lynchburg Master of PA Medicine (MPAM) program affords our PA graduates the opportunity to sit for the PANCE.
Successful completion and passage of the NCCPA PANCE exam meets all 50 state licensure requirements. Licensure information may be found on the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) website: https://www.aapa.org/download/19739/. Please refer to the AAPA website for a complete summary of initial licensure requirements in all 50 states.
If you plan to reside/work outside of Virginia, we advise you to investigate the licensure requirements of any state where you are considering employment.