The Premedical Office at Xavier University of Louisiana provides systematic and comprehensive application advice/support (starting freshman year and continuing consistently throughout enrollment) to Xavier premedical students (regardless of major) who are interested in applying to professional degree programs in medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, podiatry, and related health fields.

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Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Xavier University of Louisiana has partnered with Ochsner Health System to advance the education of its students via a new Physician Assistant (PA) Program*. The master’s degree program will include 16 months of clinical training within the Ochsner Health System. This event will celebrate Xavier expanding to provide more experiential opportunities for students as well as the acknowledgement of applications being accepted for the inaugural class of 2022.

The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the Xavier University of Louisiana Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Xavier University of Louisiana.

Accreditation-Provisional is an accreditation status granted when the plans and resource allocation, if fully implemented as planned, of a proposed program that has not yet enrolled students appear to demonstrate the program’s ability to meet the ARC-PA Standards or when a program holding Accreditation-Provisional status appears to demonstrate continued progress in complying with the Standards as it prepares for the graduation of the first class (cohort) of students.

Accreditation-Provisional does not ensure any subsequent accreditation status. It is limited to no more than five years from matriculation of the first class

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