Sacred Heart University PA Program Mission Statement
The SHU MPAS program will be designed to prepare future professionals to work as generalist PAs. MPAS graduates will be educated to provide compassionate, respectful, high-quality healthcare, and have proficiency in the competencies as described by the profession PA Competencies. After successfully passing the PA National Certification Exam, graduates of the SHU MPAS Program will qualify to work in any of the 50 states as a certified PA (PA-C). The PA-C must then apply for and obtain state licensure in the state they wish to work.
PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Accreditation Status: Provisional
Campus: Trumbull, CT
Degrees Offered: Masters
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 27 months
Class Capacity: 28 students
On-Campus Housing: Not available
Decision Criteria: Academics, health care experience, personal interview, personal statement.
Seat Deposit: $1,000
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students: Not Accepted
Recommendation letters: 3, One from a work supervisor
CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: October
Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA 3.0
Science GPA No minimum
Paid experience with hands-on patient care
PART TIME OPTION
WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA
For a complete list of the Physician Assistant Program details and requirements please visit the official PA program website.