Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant


The mission of the UMKC’s PA program is to educate competent, compassionate, and culturally-aware Physician Assistants who are prepared to meet the healthcare needs of our community.

This cannot be accomplished without the expertise and devotion that our preceptors impart on our students throughout their clinical year.

Important information about becoming a preceptor and training the next generation of PAs is linked on this page. We are thankful for your time and commitment to the training of UMKC’s PA students.

Preceptor Benefits

Learn the benefits of precepting at UMKC, from CME credits and courtesy faculty appointment, to impacting the future generation of PAs.

Preceptor Responsibilities and Guidelines

Learn the responsibilities and guidelines of our preceptors.

Clinical Role of the Student

Learn what you can expect of our UMKC PA students.

Preceptor Resources

Validated resources to improve your precepting abilities. Clinical teaching strategies and practical tips can help preceptors maintain clinical productivity while integrating a student into the clinical setting.

Forms and Documents

Find required program forms and documents.