Rush University PA Program Mission Statment

The mission of the physician assistant program is to train qualified, advanced practice physician assistants to practice medicine with competence, professionalism, and compassion driven by academic excellence in scholarship and research, and a spirit of service to the community.  Unique 30-month program with 18-months of clinical rotations. The final six months of rotations are focused in a medical or surgical area of interest to the student.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: Chicago, IL
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 33 months
Class Capacity: 30 students
On-Campus Housing: Not available
Decision Criteria: Academic performance and history; GRE performance; Direct, hands-on patient contact clinical experience working with MDs and PAs in a healthcare setting, personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $250
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students:  Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 3

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: December
Deadline Type: Submitted

TUITION

Resident $96,000
Nonresident $96,000

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA 3.0
Science GPA Method OVERALL CASPA-calculated GPA

GRE

 REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
Minimum 1000 hours
Paid experience with hands-on patient care
Volunteer experience with hands-on patient care
Shadowing a physician or physician assistant

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:

Rush University 600 S. Paulina Street Suite 746 AAC Chicago, IL 60612

Telephone:
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