Graduate Performance

Major outcomes measures related to our program’s performance include our graduates’ Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination (PANCE) scores, and job placement rates.

The average Elon PA PANCE pass rate for first-time takers is 97%.

Graduate employment for the class of 2019 as of November, 2019 (n=27):

Class of 2019 – 100% Employment as a PA
38 graduates – 28 (74%) remained in NC

Specialty Areas of Practice:

  • Surgery (9)
  • Pediatrics (6)
  • Internal Medicine (5)
  • Cardiology (3)
  • Emergency Medicine (2)
  • Critical Care (2)

Graduate employment for the class of 2018 as of September, 2018 (n=32):

Class of 2018 – 100% Employment as a PA
38 graduates – 22 (58%) remained in NC

Specialty Areas of Practice:

  • Internal Medicine (9)
  • Emergency Medicine (7)
  • Surgery including trauma, general, neuro, vascular (8)
  • Orthopedics (6)
  • Pediatrics (5)
  • Cardiology (2)
  • GI (2)

Graduate employment for the class of 2017 as of September, 2017 (n=35):

100% Employment as a PA
38 graduates – 20 (53%) remained in NC

Specialty Areas of Practice:

  • Internal Medicine (8)
  • Surgery including ortho, peds, general, vascular (13)
  • Emergency Medicine (5)
  • GI (2)
  • Pediatrics (2)
  • Other (7)