​Welcome​​​​​​ To The Physician Assistant Program

Welcome to the Master of Physician Assistant Program at t​he University of Findlay!

Enrolled students participate in an innovative educational experience designed to foster learning, service, and leadership. Students are encouraged to take full advantage of the unique opportunity to be a student in an academic program dedicated to preparing competent and patient-centered individuals for the rewarding career of a practicing physician assistant.

The PA program faculty and I are committed to delivering education of the highest quality in an atmosphere of mutual respect and concern for each other, the community, and society. Our goal is to create a learning environment where you can maximize your academic pursuits, develop lifelong learning skills, mature professionally, and gain competency in health care services provided by entry-level physician assistants.

The Physician Assistant profession offers diverse areas of practice and opportunities both clinically as well as in other areas such as administration, education, research, etc.  Our profession has been ranked high (often number one) in several different publications over the last few years.  These favorable rankings are typically based on job availability, job satisfaction, income, expected job growth, and other factors.

On behalf of the PA program faculty and staff, I extend our best wishes for your success in the program and ultimately in your goal to become one of tomorrow’s physician assistants. Please browse through the PA program’s web pages to learn more about the exciting opportunities our program has to offer.  Let us know if we can answer any questions you may have or be of assistance (email [email protected], or call 419-434-4529).


Richard A. Hopkins, DMSc, PA-C​
Program Chair/Director
Physician Assistant Program