University of Arkansas PA Program Mission Statement

Mission of the UAMS Physician Assistant Program The mission of the UAMS Physician Assistant Program is to educate students who will practice patient-centered medicine while embracing cultural diversity, ethical integrity, professionalism and collaboration with other members of the health care team. The program fosters lifelong learning through emphasis on critical thinking, clinical application of knowledge and evidence-based medicine. Through innovative educational practices, the students will be prepared to enter into any discipline of medicine with the ability to serve any community and contribute to the profession through leadership, education, and service.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Provisional
Campus: Little Rock, AR
Degrees Offered:Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Start Dates: May 2016
Class Duration: 28 months
Class Capacity: 40 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Cumulative GPA/ Natural Science GPA Direct Patient Care Hours On-Campus interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $300
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Not Required
Recommendation letters: 3,  One from a University/College Professor or Instructor; one from a Physician or PA; one from a Supervisor

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline November

TUITION

RESIDENT TUITION $42,000
NONRESIDENT TUITION $70,000

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA 2.0
Science GPA 3.0
Science GPA Method CASPA

GRE

REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
Minimum 500 hours
Paid experience with hands-on patient care
Volunteer 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.

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Address

Our Address:

University of Arkansas 4301 W. Markham Slot 772 Little Rock, AR 72205

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