PANCE Pass Rate

(partial compliance of A3.14c)

PANCE Examination Results

The Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE) is the qualifying examination administered by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) for physician assistant graduates. Following successful completion of the PANCE, a physician assistant is “certified” to practice and can use the initials “PA-C.” The examination is a comprehensive assessment of an individual’s clinical knowledge.

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NCCPA Summary Program Report: 
MSPAS Program Report (PDF)