Accreditation Statement

At its September 2019 meeting, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) extended Accreditation-Probation status for the Johnson & Wales University Physician Assistant Program sponsored by Johnson & Wales University until its next review in September 2021.

Probation accreditation is a temporary status of accreditation, up to two years, granted when a program holding an accreditation status of Accreditation-Provisional or Accreditation-Continued does not meet the Standards or when the capability of the program to provide an acceptable educational experience for its students is threatened. Once placed on probation, a program that fails to comply with accreditation requirements in a timely manner, as specified by the ARC-PA, may be scheduled for a focused site visit and/or risk having its accreditation withdrawn.

Specific questions regarding the program and its plans should be directed to the Program Director and/or the appropriate institutional official(s).

Individual states may require specific licensing or professional certification in addition to earning a degree in order to practice in the field. For more information, please visit the Licensure & Professional Certification Disclosures page of the catalog.