Elon University PA Program Mission Statement

The Elon University Department of Physician Assistant Studies embraces the overall mission of the University and seeks to fulfill the Departmental vision of Learning. Caring. Serving. Leading. By acting upon these commitments: Learning: We foster a supportive, collaborative and collegial community that engages students in a learner-centered environment, appropriately challenges them to capably demonstrate clinical competence, and supports professional development of students and faculty. Caring: We promote dialogue on personal and cultural attributes and are accepting of different values, beliefs and perspectives as a valuable addition to our learning community. We advance patient care by recognizing that our first responsibility is to our patients as we integrate the core competencies of the physician assistant profession including: medical knowledge, interpersonal communication skills, patient care, professionalism, practice- and systems-based learning. We embrace the healthcare team approach and believe interprofessional, patient-centered care is achieved through collaboration across health professionsду» disciplines and integration of patient or family preferences with the best available healthcare practices. Serving and Leading: We are dedicated to the advancement of the PA profession and our communities as we continually seek to develop as professionals. We seek to lead change within PA education that improves patient care, eliminates health disparities and adapts to meet the needs of the ever-changing healthcare environment. We encourage the development of engaged minds, inspired leaders and global citizens through the investment of our talents and skills toward the betterment of communities locally and around the globe.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accredited Status: Provisional
Campus: Elon, NC
Degrees Offered: Masters
Online Masters Degree: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Start  Dates: January
Class Duration: 27 months
Class Capacity: 38 students
On-Campus Housing: Not available
Decision Criteria: Admission decisions are based on all academic work (including overall GPA and science GPA), GRE scores, letters of recommendation, personal interview, personal statement, scores, patient care experience, demonstrated service and leadership ability. Motivation, maturity, interpersonal skills, knowledge of the PA profession and the healthcare system and the mission of the Elon PA program are also considered.
Seat Deposit:$1,000
Supplemental Application: No
International Students:  Accepted
TOEFL: Not required
Recommendation letters: 3, One from a PA or other health care provider, and two others

CASPA

Yes
Application Deadline:  November
Deadline Type: Submitted

TUITION

RESIDENT TUITION $82,782
NONRESIDENT TUITION $82,782

GPA

Overall GPA 3.2
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA 3.0
Science GPA Method Overall

GRE

REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED

Minimum 250 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:

Elon University 2750 Campus Box Elon, NC 27244

Telephone:
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