Desales University PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Physician Assistant program is consistent with the enduring Christian Humanistic traditions of DeSales University and seeks to graduate physician assistants who dedicate themselves to the patient as an individual. Physician assistant gradЊеuates will further the vision of Christian Humanism and Salesian tradition by: focusing on preventative health care and wellness; promoting competent and capable health care to patients of diverse populations in a variety of settings; emphasizing the patient holistically, i.e., considering the context of family, local community, and society in general; promoting life-long learning; supporting cultural diversity; and incorporating ethical principles into a patient-focused practice.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

  • Accredited StatusContinuing
  • Campus: Division of Healthcare
  • Degrees Offered: Masters
  • Online Masters Degree:  None
  • Bachelor Degree: Required
  • Class Start Dates: See Program Website
  • Class Duration: 24 months
  • Class Capacity: 80 students
  • On-Campus Housing: Available
  • Decision Criteria: Medical Experience, GPA/GRE, interview, personal statement
    Seat Deposit: $1,000
  • Supplemental Application: No
  • International Students: Accepted
  • TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
  • Recommendation letters: 3

CASPA

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

TUITION

  • Resident  $78,300
  • Nonresident $78,300

GPA

  • Overall GPA 3.0
  • Prerequisite GPA No minimum
  • Science GPA 3.0
  • Science GPA Method CUSTOM CASPA-calculated GPA

GRE

REQUIRED — MCAT accepted in place of GRE

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED

Minimum 500 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:

Desales University Physician Assistant Program 2755 Station Avenue Center Valley, PA 18034

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