University of Pittsburgh PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Physician Assistant Program is to develop highly qualified physician assistants, who will serve as tomorrowду»s leaders in the provision of patient care, education and professional service. In order to achieve this mission, the PA Program has four main goals: ? To provide students with the required cognitive knowledge, affective behaviors, and psychomotor skills to consistently and reliably function as a physician assistant; ? To graduate skilled physician assistants who practice patient-centered care; ? To inspire a lifelong desire and responsibility for continued learning and advocacy within the health care profession; ? To inspire the graduates with motivation to pursue educational, research and administrative activities within the health care profession.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: School of Health Sciences
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 24 months
Class Capacity: 48 students
On-Campus Housing: Not Available
Decision Criteria: Academic Performance; Work Experience; Knowledge of the Profession, personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $1,000
Supplemental Application: No
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 3, Academic reference, Employer/supervisor, character

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018

TUITION

Resident $77,288
Nonresident $89,553

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA 3.0
Science GPA Method Anatomy, Physiology, Biology I&II, Microbiology, Chemistry I&II, Organic Chemistry

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 Pittsburgh 3010 William Pitt Way Pittsburgh, PA 15238

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