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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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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.

How do PA graduates become eligible to practice?

Physician Assistant Studies graduates are eligible to take the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination. After successful completion of the examination, they are eligible for state certification and licensure to practice as certified physician assistants.

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 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University of Kentucky requires a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) on the Test of
  • English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for all applicants whose native language is not English
  • (or who did not graduate from an accredited English-speaking College or University). The
  • equivalent score on the computer version of the TOEFL is 213 and the internet-based test is 79.
  • Applicants may also utilize the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to
  • satisfy the language requirement. A minimum mean band score of 6.5 is required. Submitted
  • scores must be no more than two years old. 

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

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.

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