Mercer University PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Mercer University Physician Assistant Program is to educate patient-centered medical providers of the highest quality who are leaders and life-long learners, possess an appreciation of ethical values and human diversity, and are provided a foundation to practice in every discipline of allopathic medicine. The Physician Assistant Program emphasizes evidence-based medicine, informatics, critical decision making, interdisciplinary teamwork, and continuous quality improvement.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: School of Health Professions
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 28 months
Class Capacity: 70 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Intellectual abilities and attributes represented by academic background including cumulative undergraduate and Natural Science GPAs and GRE scores. Clinical skills and insight gained through hands on patient care and community engagement / service experiences. Understanding of and commitment to the PA profession as evidenced in the application, personal narrative statements, and interview, personal interview, personal statement.
Seat Deposit: $1,000
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students:  Accepted
TOEFL:Not  Required
Recommendation letters: 3, Academic reference, PA, physician

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline:   November 1, 2018
Deadline Type: See Program Website

TUITION

Resident $72,000
Nonresident $72,000

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA 2.9
Science GPA Method 

GRE

Required — MCAT not accepted in place of GRE

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
Minimum 1000 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.

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Address

Our Address:

Mercer University 3001 Mercer University Drive AACC Building, Room 447 Atlanta, GA 30341

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