What you will learn
The Physician Assistant Practice MPAP program offered by University of Southern California trains students in a range of medical, social and behavioral sciences required for competent clinical practice. Physician assistants are educated in basic medical sciences and clinical disciplines, including human anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and clinical laboratory medicine. Further, Physician Assistant Practice students are taught to hone the cognitive skills required for medical decision-making.
Our unique location within the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California provides students with a vast array of educational and clinical resources that contribute to the excellence in training.
The physician assistant (PA) is a health care professional qualified by academic and clinical education and by formal certification to practice medicine with the supervision of a doctor of medicine or osteopathy. PAs perform diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive and health maintenance services in any setting in which physicians provide care. PAs are accountable for their own actions as well as being accountable to their supervising physician.
- Medical Science
- Behavioral Sciences
- Clinical Skills and Topics in Medicine
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- 33 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEducation Physics Health Sciences View 593 other Masters in Physics in United States
- Mission (disadvantaged, veteran, humanitarian service, underserved experience, non-health care community/volunteer service & commitment)
- CASPA cumulative GPA
- CASPA science GPA
- Clinical experience (paid or volunteer)
- Related healthcare experience (PA shadowing, clinical or laboratory research)
- GRE or MCAT score
International60446 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 33 months.
National60446 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 33 months.
Living costs for Los Angeles
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.