Take the first step toward a career as a physician assistant, ranked the No. 3 best job by U.S. News & World Report, and pursue the best program for the job, Physician Assistant Studies.
Our 28 month, coeducational program, which enrolled its inaugural cohort in Jan. 2017, will provide you with a solid foundation and prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a changing and evolving health care environment. Please contact us at 860.231.5420 or [email protected] with questions.
“I hope that we all leave here today with the confidence to pursue our passions and be great at what we love. As we step forth into 'the real world,' don’t forget to lift up the people around you whenever you can.” — Kylie Hoang M’19
Reading Time: 1 minute Since its inception in 2017, the University of Saint Joseph’s (USJ) 28-month master’s degree program in Physician Assistant (PA) Studies has been preparing students for successful careers in the health care field. During the program, students like Linh Donnell, M’20, learn through a unique modular curriculum that requires them to master subject material, one course
Reading Time: 2 minutes On Monday, May 13, 2019, the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) held its 84th commencement ceremony at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn. Family and friends gathered in the audience as the University awarded 235 bachelor’s degrees, 500 master’s degrees, and more than 80 doctoral degrees. Among the graduates this year was the inaugural class
Reading Time: 2 minutes At the University of Saint Joseph (USJ), our core value of Compassionate Service is executed daily by our community. To combine this value into our teaching and learning experiences, our Physician Assistant (PA) Students have volunteered at numerous locations in the Hartford area. These organizations included the Rocking Chair Project, Fight for Air Climb, and
Reading Time: 1 minute The University of Saint Joseph recognized the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Class of 2021 on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in its third annual White Coat Ceremony. During the ceremony, which marked their official induction into the PA Studies program, members of the Class each received their first white coat – a symbol of professionalism and
Reading Time: 2 minutes At The Hartford, a company with 200 years of expertise in property and casualty insurance, group benefits and mutual funds offering a Freshman Experience Program makes sense for everyone involved. If you ask most first-year college students, typically about 18 years old if they want a career in property insurance they might need some help
Reading Time: 1 minute The University continues to monitor the guidance from federal, state, and local officials regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. Aligned with our priority of meeting students’ educational needs while keeping faculty, students and staff safe, please note that as of Monday, March 23, 2020, all instruction offered by the University of Saint Joseph – including labs and
Reading Time: 3 minutes About 15 months before the lights got flipped on in the stadium, the Super Bowl LIV Host Committee was already starting to make plans in Miami, Fla., for February 2, 2020 – Game Day. The backbone of the series of events, including staffing for Game Day events is all of the volunteers and short-term paid
Reading Time: 2 minutes When USJ students get selected for a very competitive scholarship, you know there are going to be cheers heard around campus. Our entire community is grateful to the CVS Health Foundation for granting the University a $4,000 scholarship to distribute to deserving Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) students. The excitement and gratitude was led by faculty
Reading Time: 1 minute On Friday, March 6 the 2019-2020 USJ basketball season officially came to a close. The men’s historic season ended with a hard-fought loss to Hobart in the first round of the Division III NCAA Tournament. In 2019-2020 the men captured their first-ever GNAC conference title, en route to a 26-3 record that included an unblemished
Reading Time: 1 minute At the Institute for Advanced Studies in Asian Cultures and Theologies (IASACT) 15th-anniversary conference, USJ’s Reverend Joseph Cheah, OSM, Ph.D., Professor of Religious Studies and Theology, shared his presentation titled, “Asian Pneumatology of the FABC and the Reimagining of the Hospitality and Spirituality in Asia”. Following the conference, his work was accepted by the prestigious international
Reading Time: 1 minute Freshman midfielder Noah Mocksfield (Colchester, Conn.) of the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) men’s lacrosse team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week, announced Monday, March 2, by conference officials. It marks the first time in program history that men’s lacrosse has received a weekly GNAC honor. OFFICIAL GNAC RELEASE Mocksfield set the bar for
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Dietetic Internship Certificate Program at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is widely recognized as a top program for individuals interested in pursuing careers in nutrition and dietetics. Alongside faculty guidance, students complete rotations in a variety of fields, giving them the experience that will help them succeed in the future. James Jamieson, a