PA program first-time pass rate of 96% is above national average

Once again, Campbell University’s Physician Assistant program posted an exceptional first-time pass rate of 96% on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE), which is above the national average of 92%.

The program’s five-year first-time average pass rate is also 96%, which is above the five-year national first-time taker average of 94%.

Program Director Betty Lynne W. Johnson (’79 B.S., ’86 M.Ed) said, “I am extremely proud of the class of 2022 and greatly appreciative of our faculty and staff who work tirelessly to prepare these students for purposeful lives of meaningful service. We look forward to hearing about the boundless accomplishments of this class.” 

Campbell’s 24-month Physician Assistant (PA) program endeavors to meet the future needs of the PA profession and its role in the healthcare delivery system throughout the continuum of care.

Students are afforded the opportunity to participate in various professional organizations and interprofessional activities, promoting educational advancements, networking, and the ability to collaborate with other healthcare professionals. The PA program fosters person-centered, evidence-based medicine, preparing students to be competent and compassionate healthcare providers.