Palm Beach Atlantic University PA program has applied for Accreditation–Provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). PBA PA program anticipates matriculating its first class in October 2024, pending achieving Accreditation–Provisional status at the June 2024 ARC-PA meeting. 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 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.

ARC Standard A3.12a Program Accreditation Status
The program must define, publish and make readily available to enrolled and prospective students general program information to include the program’s ARC-PA accreditation status as provided to the program by the ARC-PA.