University of North Dakota PA Program Mission Statement

Mission The primary mission of the University of North Dakota Physician Assistant Program is to prepare selected health care professionals to become competent physician assistants working collaboratively with physician supervision, emphasizing primary care in rural and/or underserved areas of North Dakota, the United States and the world. With this mission, the goal is to improve access to healthcare, help alleviate shortages of primary care providers and deliver comprehensive, affordable health care services to the people of rural and/or underserved populations.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: School of Medicine
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 24 months
Class Capacity: 35 students
On-Campus Housing: Not Available
Decision Criteria:Clinical preparation (healthcare experience); Academic preparation; Non-cognitive criteria, personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $500
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students: Not Accepted
TOEFL: Not required
Recommendation letters: 3, Academic reference, Employer/supervisor, PA, physician, other health care provider, personal attributes

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: September 1, 2008

TUITION

Resident $38,095
Nonresident $38,095

GPA

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

GRE

NOT REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

Required
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 North Dakota Department of Physician Assistant Studies/SMHS 501 N. Columbia Road, Stop 9037 Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037

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