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Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physician Assistant (B.S.)

Explore Christian principles that will help you minister to future patients physically and spiritually.

The Pre-Physician Assistant major prepares students for graduate Physician Assistant programs by cultivating an environment of excellence and compassion. Students will learn various foundational principles of the medical field, completing coursework in core areas like Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Chemistry. This program develops students who have a firm understanding of what it means to be a Physician Assistant, setting them up for success as they further their education in high level graduate programs.

Pre-Physician Assistant Program at CCU

Offered through the School of Science and Engineering, the Pre-Physician Assistant program at CCU seeks to develop medical professionals who are filled with the compassion and care of Christ. Students will learn Christian values and principles that will help them to minister to their future patients both physically and spiritually. This program at CCU blends medical practice with Christian faith, producing individuals with leadership skills and qualities that will allow them to understand the best way to assist and work alongside other medical professionals and doctors.

What can you do with a major in Pre-Physician Assistant?
  • Medical Assistant
  • Practice Manager
  • Health Care Administration
  • Clinical Research Assistant
Interesting Classes You Might Take
  • Biodiversity
  • Developmental Biology
  • Neurobiology

About the School of Science and Engineering

In the School of Science and Engineering at Colorado Christian University, character forms the bedrock of God-honoring and kingdom-building science. We aim to help our students explore the world that God created, use cutting-edge technology, and discover how faith interacts with questions that arise out of studying science. We focus on teaching our students how to articulate a Christian perspective on issues such as bioethics, ecology, and human life.

Science and engineering programs are taught within the world of ideas, synthesizing the liberal arts, advanced theories, and applied technology. Our faculty intentionally seek out ways to hone a Christ-like character in our students, inspiring them to become moral and ethical, world-changing leaders. Purposefully small classes and laboratories invite students to learn with their hands as well as their minds. This instills a level of mastery necessary to become a leader in rapidly-advancing fields of science and engineering.

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