Case Western Reserve University PA Program Mission Statement

The CWRU Physician Assistant Program strives to improve access to health care through the education and development of compassionate, highly competent physician assistants who are prepared to provide quality, patient-centered care in a collaborative environment and who are dedicated to: clinical competence by utilizing an investigative and analytic approach to clinical situations and providing care that is evidence-based, safe and equitable; medical professionalism by improving access to high-quality health care by providing care with respect, compassion and integrity. Advocating for a just and cost-effective distribution of finite resources and maintaining trust by managing conflicts of interest; leadership by working effectively with health care professionals as a member or leader of a health care team or other professional/community group. Mentoring and developing future leaders within the profession and the community; community outreach by demonstrating responsibility and accountability to patients, society and the profession through active community involvement and volunteerism; cultural competence by enhancing sensitivity and developing the ability to function effectively to meet the needs of a diverse patient population. Promotion of an inclusive culture of global citizenship; and innovation by utilizing the power of collaboration and visionary thinking to develop innovative solutions to address the healthcare needs of our nation.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Provisional
Campus: Cleveland, OH
Degrees Offered: Masters
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Start Date: June
Class Duration: 27 months
Class Capacity: 50 students
On-Campus Housing: Not available
Decision Criteria: Academics, healthcare experience, personal interview, personal statement.
Seat Deposit: $500
Supplemental Application: No
International Students:  Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 3

CASPA

Yes
Application Deadline: January
Deadline Type: Verified

TUITION

RESIDENT TUITION $85,000
NONRESIDENT TUITION $85,000

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA 3.0
Science GPA 3.0
Science GPA Method CUSTOM Biology/Zoology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics

GRE

Required — MCAT not accepted in place of GRE

EXPERIENCE

Required
1,000 hours
Paid experience with hands-on patient care
Volunteer experience with hands-on patient care

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:

Case Western Reserve University Sears Tower, Room T-206A 10900 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106-4969

Telephone:
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