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: School of Health Sciences
Degrees Offered:  Masters
Online Masters Degree:  None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Start Dates: See Program Website
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: See Program Website

CASPA

Yes
Application Deadline: December 1, 2018
Deadline Type: See Program Website

TUITION

RESIDENT TUITION $68,840
NONRESIDENT TUITION $68,840

GPA

Overall GPA 2.8
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA No minimum

GRE

Required — MCAT not accepted in place of GRE

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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