College of Health Sciences

Physician Assistant Alumni and Credentialing

Education verification

Requests for verifications from the list below must be emailed to: Please plan for processing to take ten business days.

  • Degree verification
  • Education verification
  • Licensure forms
  • Professional letters of recommendation
  • Certificate of insurance / claims history


Transcripts must be requested directly from the Registrar's Office.

Keep in Touch!

If you are an Arcadia University Physician Assistant alumni, please provide us with your updated address

How to Obtain a DEA Number in Pennsylvania

A Physician Assistant who is supervised by an MD registered with the State Board of Medicine may prescribe medications from schedules III, IV, and V. However, to do so, the PA must have a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number. DO Registration.

To obtain a number, contact the Philadelphia office of the DEA. This is the only Pennsylvania office that processes applications from PAs. The PA must request an application with a mid-level practitioner addendum form. A mid-level prescribing manual is also available. This application must be completed by both the PA and the supervising physician. Cost for the number is $210, and the number is good for three years.

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