Missouri State University PA Program Mission Statement

The Program is committed to the education of physician assistants who will accomplish the following objectives: Acquire the requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes conducive to providing optimal patient care. Practice in a competent and ethical manner. Develop a commitment to personal and professional growth through life-long learning. Foster an appreciation for the social and ethical issues related to health care delivery and services. Demonstrate sensitivity toward and appreciation for individual self- determination. Promote health enhancing behaviors and preventive health care. Contribute to the profession and community through teaching, service and research. Communicate and work effectively with other members of the health care team and the patientду»s family. Utilize community health resources in a cost-effective manner. Be committed to serving in areas of need, particularly in rural and inner city health professional shortage areas.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: Springfield, MO
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning:  None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 24 months
Class Capacity: 32 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Academic preparation, Health care experience, Ability to successfully complete the program, personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $500
Supplemental Application: No
International Students: Not Accepted
TOEFL: Not required
Recommendation letters: 3

CASPA

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

TUITION

Resident $39,399
Nonresident $60,647

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA No minimum

GRE

 REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
500 hours
Paid experience with hands-on patient care

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:

Missouri State University 901 S. National Avenue Springfiled, MO 65897

Telephone:
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