In Minnesota an estimated 26 students graduate from physician assistant schools every year. If you too are interested in studying physician assisting, Minnesota has 1 physician assistant schools from which you can choose. You can expect to pay an average of $27,628 per year in tuition for a degree in physician assisting in Minnesota state.
Minnesota's largest physician assistant school, which is located in Minneapolis, is Augsburg College. Approximately 26 students graduated with a physician assisting degree from Augsburg College in 2009, which is 100% of the total state physician assisting graduates for that year. In 2009, tuition at Augsburg College, was approximately $27,628 per year.
A majority of those with a degree in physician assisting choose to become physician assistants. The job outlook for physician assistants in Minnesota is good. There are currently an estimated 1,340 physician assistants working in Minnesota. And the government projects that this number will increase by 42%, or to 1,910 physician assistants by the year 2018.
In Minnesota, as a physician assistant, you can expect to earn a salary of anywhere from less than $64,693 per year to more than $109,542 per year. In Minnesota, physician assistants make an average of $86,061 per year.