State Authorization

State Licensing Boards for Physician Assistants

 

NATIONAL

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) 
The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)

The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant Program (PA) leads to a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) degree with a Physician Assistant concentration.

Most states require applicants to complete approved post-graduate training to qualify for licensure. 

ALABAMA

Alabama Board of Medical Examiners & Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Alabama.

ALASKA

Alaska State Medical Board

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Alaska.

ARIZONA

Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Arizona. 

ARKANSAS

Arkansas State Medical Board

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Arkansas.

CALIFORNIA

California PA Examining Committee

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in California.

COLORADO

Colorado Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Colorado.

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut Division of Medical Quality Assurance

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Connecticut.

DELAWARE

Delaware Board of Medical Practice

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Delaware.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

District of Columbia Department of Health

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in District of Columbia.

FLORIDA

Florida Board of Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Florida.

GEORGIA

Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Georgia.

HAWAII

Hawaii Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Hawaii.

IDAHO

Idaho Board of Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Idaho.

ILLINOIS

Illinois Dept. of Professional Regulation

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Illinois.

INDIANA

Indiana Health Professions Service Bureau Medical Licensing Board

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Indiana.

IOWA

Iowa Board of PA Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Iowa.  

KANSAS

Kansas State Board of Healing Arts

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Kansas.

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Kentucky.

LOUISIANA

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Louisiana.

MAINE

Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Maine.

MARYLAND

Maryland Board of Physicians

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Maryland.

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Board of PA Registration

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Massachusetts

MICHIGAN

Michigan Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Michigan.

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Minnesota.

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi Board of Licensure in Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Mississippi.

MISSOURI

Missouri Board of Registration in the Healing Arts

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Missouri.

MONTANA

Montana Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Montana.

NEBRASKA

Nebraska Health Department

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Nebraska.

NEVADA

Nevada Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Nevada.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Board of Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in New Hampshire.

NEW JERSEY

New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in New Jersey.

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Medical Board

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in New Mexico.

NEW YORK

New York Office of the Profession

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in New York.

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in North Carolina.

NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota Board of Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in North Dakota.

OHIO

State Medical Board of Ohio

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Ohio.

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Oklahoma.

OREGON

Oregon Medical Board

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Oregon.

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Board of Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Pennsylvania.

PUERTO RICO

University of Toledo has not determined if completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Puerto Rico.

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Board of Registration for PAs

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Rhode Island.

SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina State Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in South Carolina.

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Board of Medical Osteopathic Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in South Dakota.

TENNESSEE

Tennessee PA Committee

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Tennessee.

TEXAS

Texas Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Texas. 

UTAH

Utah PA Licensing Board

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Utah.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

VERMONT

Vermont Board of Medical Practice

 Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Vermont.

VIRGINIA

Virginia State Board of Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Virginia.

WASHINGTON

Washington State Department of Health

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in  Washington. 

WEST VIRGINIA

West Virginia Board of Medicine

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in West Virginia.

WISCONSIN

Wisconsin Medical Examining Board

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program does not meet the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Wisconsin.

Direct Disclosure
The Medical Examining Board recognizes accreditation by the following agencies: American Medical Association (AMA), AMA Council on Medical Education, Committee on Allied Education and Accreditation (CAHEA), Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

WYOMING

Wyoming Board of Medical Examiners

Completion of The University of Toledo ARC-PA accredited PA Program meets the educational degree requirements to apply for a Physician Assistant license in Wyoming.

Last Updated: 6/27/22