Des Moines University PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Des Moines University Physician Assistant Program is to develop highly competent and compassionate Physician Assistants who are committee to four core values: 1) Prevention of Disease 2) Maintenance of Health 3) Patient Education 4) Treatment of Disease

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accredited Status: Continuing
Campus: Des Moines, IA
Degrees Offered:  Masters
Online Masters Degree:  None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Start Dates: June
Class Duration: 25 months
Class Capacity: 50 students
On-Campus Housing: Not available
Decision Criteria: Academic ability (GRE, GPA, prerequisite coursework); Healthcare experience, interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $500
Supplemental Application: No
International Students: Not Accepted
TOEFL: Not required
Recommendation letters: 2

CASPA

Yes
Application Deadline: December
Deadline Type: Submitted

TUITION

RESIDENT TUITION $66,420
NONRESIDENT TUITION $66,420

GPA

Overall GPA 2.8
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA No minimum

GRE

REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED

Minimum 750 hours
Paid experience with hands-on patient care
Volunteer experience with hands-on patient care
Shadowing

PART TIME OPTION

NO

WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

For a complete list of the Physician Assistant Program details and requirements please visit the official PA program website.

PA Program Website

Address

Our Address:

Office of AdmissionPhysician Assistant Program3200 Grand AvenueDes Moines, IA 50312

Telephone:
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