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Physician Assistant Practice

University of Southern California

33 months
Duration
60446 USD/year
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About

The Physician Assistant Practice MPAP program at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California has a long and successful history of training and graduating outstanding clinicians who work in a variety of medical care settings with diverse patient populations.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Science
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Clinical Skills and Topics in Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Physiology
  • Family Medicine

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 33 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

97 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Interview
  • 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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 33 months.
  • National

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 33 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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