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Physician Assistant Studies

University of Kentucky

29 months
Duration
33548 USD/year
33548 USD/year
13674 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Physician Assistant Studies graduates at the University of Kentucky are health professionals who practice medicine as members of a team with their supervising physicians.

Overview

Physician Assistant Studies graduates at the University of Kentucky deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings. As part of their comprehensive responsibilities, PAs conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventive health care, assist in surgery, and prescribe medications. PAs promote quality, cost effective medical care to all members of society. Physician assistants are certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and state-licensed.

Mission

The mission of the program is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people in Kentucky by graduating competent and compassionate physician assistants.

The Physician Assistant Studies program at the University of Kentucky strives to:

  • Deliver a broad range of medical and surgical services to diverse populations in rural and urban settings
  • Promote quality, cost effective medical care to all members of society

It accomplishes these goals through:

  • Successful completion of the didactic and clinical phases of our curriculum
  • Evaluation by our faculty and community preceptors
  • Passing a summative exam during the last four months of the program

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Overview of the US Health Care Delivery System
  • Human Physiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Intro to Health and Disease

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 29 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of equivalent prerequisite courses 
  • Direct patient care experience
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) 
  • TOEFL (when applicable) 
  • Admissions Essays 
  • Basic Life Support Certification
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 29 months.
  • National

    33548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33548 USD per year during 29 months.
  • In-State

    13674 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13674 USD per year during 29 months.

Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

900 - 1400 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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