Eligibility Requirements

Summary of Physician Assistant Licensure Requirements

To become eligible to practice as a physician assistant in North Dakota, the PA:
 

  1. Must provide evidence of completing/graduating from a physician assistant program;
  2. Must have passed the certifying examination of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants;
  3. Must provide evidence of current "good standing" with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and;
  4. Must secure a contract to provide patient services under the supervision of a doctor of medicine or osteopathy who practices medicine in North Dakota and who is responsible for the performance of the physician assistant.