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02/16/04

Anesthesiologist Assistant Program Offered

If you're looking for a new career, you might want to consider anesthesiology. South University announced its latest program, the master of medical science in anesthesiology. The accelerated degree program is offered in connection with Mercer University School of Medicine.

While the program won't officially begin until June, South University has already sent out more than 70 applications. Anesthesiologist assistants are in high demand. "People who graduate from the program and start work usually end up in the top five percent of salaries in this country," said the university's Dr. A. William Paulsen.

The anesthesiologist assistant program is only the third of its kind the country.

Reported by: Hena Daniels, hdaniels@wtoc.com

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