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Physician Assistant Schools in Alabama

There are two Alabama schools offering physician assistant programs. 69 students graduated with degrees from Alabama physician assistant schools in 2010.

Overview

On average, 65 students graduate from programs in Alabama in physician assisting per year. This accounts for 1% of physician assistant students who US schools graduate. 69 students graduated with a master's level degree in physician assisting in 2010.

Two physician assistant schools are in this state. And of these, two schools are public. Tuition at a public physician assistant school varies from $5,748 to $5,806.

Average tuition for physician assistant programs is $5,781. While the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the highest tuition for programs in physician assisting, which is $5,806 per year, is at the University of South Alabama.

Alabama schools offer masters degrees in physician assistant.

Physician Assistant Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 65 students graduate from programs in Alabama in physician assisting per year. This accounts for 1% of physician assistant students who US schools graduate. 69 students graduated with a master's level degree in physician assisting in 2010.

Physician Assistant Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 34
  • Master 2007: 35
  • Master 2008: 61
  • Master 2009: 64
  • Master 2010: 69

Physician Assistant Program Availability in Alabama

Schools in Alabama offer a total of two programs in physician assisting.

Physician Assistant Program Availability in Alabama

  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

Physician Assistants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51690
  • 25th Percentile: 63080
  • Median: 77310
  • 75th Percentile: 89550
  • 90th Percentile: 102190

Career Trends

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

Physician Assistants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57010
  • Median Salary 2007: 68820
  • Median Salary 2008: 75190
  • Median Salary 2009: 74160
  • Median Salary 2010: 77310
  • Total Employed 2006: 540
  • Total Employed 2007: 470
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Alabama vs National Physician Assistant Employment

Alabama vs National Physician Assistant Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 0.614% (500)

Physician Assistant Schools in Alabama

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1. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama, which is near the center of the city, is in Mobile, AL and it offers one physician assistant program. Overall, 14,776 students pursue degrees in 100 programs at this large university. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering physician assistant programs.

2. Oakwood University

7000 Adventist Blvd NW
Huntsville, AL 35896
(256) 726-7000

Oakwood University is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1896. OU, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Huntsville, AL. Oakwood offers students one certificate, seven associates level degrees, 61 degrees at the bachelors level, and one masters level degree. 1,915 students pursued degrees from the 68 programs at this school in 2010. Oakwood offers subjects including language, liberal arts, and chemistry. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this small school.

3. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers one program in physician assisting and this university is near the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering physician assistant programs.