pance pass rates
- Graduates of an accredited Physician Assistant program must pass the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) before becoming a PA-C. This certification is required for licensure in all states.
- The exam is developed jointly by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
- The report will be available once the first cohort completes the exam.
- The Franklin Pierce University Hybrid PA Program does not guarantee third-party certification or licensure. Outside agencies control the requirements for taking and passing certification/licensing exams and are subject to change without notice to Franklin Pierce University.
The ARC-PA has granted Accreditation-Provisional status to the Franklin Pierce University Master of Physician Assistant Studies Hybrid Program sponsored by Franklin Pierce University. 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. The program’s accreditation history can be viewed on the ARC-PA website.