Q. How long is the course of study?

A. The physician assistant program is a 24-month long program and consists of 12 months of didactic course work and 12 months of clinical experience.

Q. When will interviews begin?

A. For the class beginning in July, 2019, early interview sessions will begin mid-September, 2018.

Q. What are the prerequisites for applying to the physician assistant program?

A. The prerequisites for applying to the program.

Q. Can I be admitted to the program while still completing prerequisites for my undergraduate degree?

A. Students are only permitted to have 2 prerequisite courses in progress at the time of application.  All prerequisite requirements must be completed and verified before matriculation by submission of … Continue reading

Q. Can prerequisites be completed outside of the United States?

A.  No.

Q. Can prerequisites be waived?

A. No.

Q. Is there a time-limit on courses taken previously?

A. No, however, it is preferable for the “science specific” course prerequisites to have been completed within the past 10 years.

Q. What GPA must I have to apply to the program?

A. The applicant must have a total overall GPA of 3.0, as well as a total overall Science GPA of 3.0.  Applications received with either GPA’s falling below a 3.0 … Continue reading

Q. Is the GRE or MCAT required to apply to the program?

A.   Yes, all students must take and report their scores for the Graduate Records Examination (GRE), however,  the MCAT is not required to apply to the program.   During the interview … Continue reading

Q. Does your program accept on-line laboratories?

A.  No.  We will consider on-line courses for some of the course requirements however, on-line courses will not be accepted for any “science specific”  prerequisite courses.