University of Saint Joseph PA Program Mission Statement
The mission of the University of Saint Joseph Physician Assistant Studies Program is to foster the development of engaged learners into well qualified Physician Assistants. Intellectual rigor in a spiritually enriched environment will cultivate competent, ethical members of the health care team who demonstrate the highest level of integrity and a commitment to life-long learning. Graduates will exemplify a sense of social responsibility through service to the community and their profession.
PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Accreditation Status: Developing-Not Accredited
Campus: West Hartford, CT
Degrees Offered: Masters
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 28 months
Class Capacity: 35 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Academics, health care experience, personal interview, personal statement.
Seat Deposit: $800
Supplemental Application: No
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 3
CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline October
Deadline Type Verified – The application must be submitted, complete, and the the GPA calculation must be completed by CASPA by the deadline date.
Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA 3.0
Science GPA No minimum
Minimum 250 hours
Acceptable Experience Paid experience with hands-on patient care
Volunteer experience with hands-on patient care
Shadowing a physician or physician assistant
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.