Address & Contact

Our Address

LSUHSC PA Program 1501 Kings Highway PO Box 33932 Shreveport, LA 71130

GPS

32.480598, -93.760668

Telephone

Louisiana State University-Shreveport PA Program Mission Statement

The LSU Health Shreveport Physician Assistant Program offers a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree which consists of a continuous 27-month academic and clinical experience, which begins during the summer semester. The Program’s objective is to prepare well-educated primary care PAs competent in a wide range of medical skills with qualifications to provide comprehensive health care under the supervision of a physician. Upon graduation, graduates are eligible to be licensed in the state of Louisiana as a PA by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and are eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

  • Accredited Status:  Continuing Accreditation
  • Campus Location: Shreveport, LA
  • Degrees Offered: Masters
  • Class Start Month: May
  • Class Duration: 27 months
  • Class Capacity:  40 students
  • Decision Criteria: Matched to mission academic ability and understanding role of physician assistant, personal interview, personal statement
  • Seat Deposit: $150
  • International Students: See Program Website
  • TOEFL: See Program Website

TUITION

  • Resident tuition: $39,000
  • Nonresident tuition: $66,000

PANCE PASS RATE

  • First-time PANCE pass rate: 100%
  • Five year first-time PANCE pass rate: 99%

APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • Caspa Participant: Yes
  • Application Deadline: October
  • Supplemental Application: Required
  • CASPA Deadline Type: Verified 
  • Fee: $50

GPA

  • Overall GPA: 3.0
  • Science GPA: 3.0
  • Average Applicant GPA Accepted:
    • Overall: 3.75
    • Science: 3.72
  • Prerequisite GPA: Minimum grade of C required for all prerequisites

EXPERIENCE

  • Healthcare Experience Hours80 Hours

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