University of the Sciences of Philadelphia PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Graduate Professional Physician Assistant program is to provide a comprehensive curriculum that educates students to become providers of quality, evidence based medicine that encompasses the ethical, socioeconomic, and cultural sensitivities of each individual patient. The program will provide students with the motivation and skills to distinguish themselves as innovators and leaders in their field. GOALS The University of the Sciences Graduate Professional Physician Assistant Program will: offer a broad based quality curriculum that will allow students to follow any clinical pathway while reinforcing the importance of primary care, underserved populations, and geriatrics. Our students will: embrace the value of the health care team; engage in evidence-based, life long learning and scholarly activity; participate in community and professional service which incorporates cultural and ethical sensitivities; and maintain the highest standards of wellness for patients, community, and self.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Provisional
Campus: Philadelphia, PA
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Duration: 34 months
Class Capacity: 40 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: GPA, Patient Contact, References, and Personal Essay
Seat Deposit: $1,500
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 3, One from a medical professional (PA, MD/DO or NP)

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: November

TUITION

Resident $96,363
Nonresident $96,363

GPA

Overall GPA 3.2
Prerequisite GPA
No minimum
Science GPA 3.2
Science GPA Method  OVERALL

GRE

NOT REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
Minimum 400 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.

PA Program Website

Address

Our Address:

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia • 600 South 43rd Street • Philadelphia, PA 19104

Telephone:
Contact Physician Assistant Program
Click on button to show the map.