Program Goals and PANCE Results

  • Competent: graduate competent PAs who demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for excellent medical practice.
  • Employment: graduate PAs ready to enter the health care workforce.
  • Serving and Leading: graduate PAs committed to actively serving in their professional organization and community.
  • Program Completion: student-centered education that promotes personal and professional growth that leads to successful program completion.

We will publish evidence of our effectiveness in meeting each of our program goals as this information becomes available.


The Colorado Mesa University Physician Assistant Program will publish first time Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) rates for the five most recent graduating classes as provided by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). We will begin publishing this information once it becomes available for our first graduating class.