MCPHS University PA Program Worcester Massachusetts Mission Statement

The program prepares highly-qualified physician assistants who regardless of practice settings, are sensitive to both individual and cultural differences in the communities they serve. Through an integrated curriculum in the medical sciences and the healing arts, the program provides a comprehensive educational program that meets the demands of a dynamic health care system. As a community of learners, the program fosters professional growth through scholarly pursuit and practical experiences while promoting the integration of the whole person in the development of clinical, interpersonal and professional skills required in the collaborative practice of medicine as physician assistants.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Probationary
Campus: Worcester, Manchester
Degrees Offered: Masters of Physician Assistant Studies
Bachelor Degree: Required
Distance & Online Learning: Yes
Class Duration: 24 months
Class Capacity: See Program website
On-Campus Housing: See Program website
Decision Criteria: Academics, health care experience, personal interview, personal statement.
Seat Deposit: See Program website
Supplemental Application: See Program website
International Students: See Program website
TOEFL: See Program website
Recommendation letters: See Program website

CASPA

CASPA Participant? NO
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Deadline Type: See Program website

TUITION

RESIDENT TUITION $95,910
NONRESIDENT TUITION $95,910

GPA

Overall GPA  3.0
Prerequisite GPA  2.0
Science GPA  3.2

GRE

Not Required

EXPERIENCE

250-500 hours of patient care experience (recommended)
PA shadowing experience (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.

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