Howard University PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Howard University Physician Assistant Program is to recruit and prepare compassionate and competent physician assistants with expertise in clinical decision-making, problem solving, and research for the enhancement of the health of the public and the advancement of the profession on local, national, and international levels. The Program promotes critical thinking, self-inquiry, active learning and service within the context of responsible and ethical behavior. In addition, the Program provides an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students and other ethnically diverse minority students. Further, the Program is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are through their teaching and research, committed to the development of health care professionals and to the quest for solutions for delivery of quality health care in the United States and abroad.

 PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accredited Status: Continuing
Campus: Washington, DC
Degrees Offered: Masters
Online Masters Degree: None
Bachelor Degree: Not required
Class Duration: 28 months
Class Capacity: 35 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Overall/Science GPA rural/underserved interest grades in prerequisite courses, personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: None
Supplemental Application:Yes
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 3

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: January
Deadline Type: Completed

TUITION

Resident $67,546
Nonresident $67,546

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA 3.0
Science GPA 3.0
Science GPA Method CUSTOM Math and Science Courses

GRE

See Program Website

EXPERIENCE

Preferred/Recommended

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:

Howard University 516 Bryant Street NW, #119 Annex 2 Washington, DC 20059

Telephone:
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