M.Sc. On Campus

Physician Assistant Studies

Wayne State University

24 months
1623 USD/credit 43821 USD/year
1623 USD/credit 43821 USD/year
801 USD/credit 21627 USD/year
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Welcome to the Wayne State University Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) master of science degree program!


The Physician Assistant Studies program is located on the Wayne State University medical campus, a nationally recognized research institution in Detroit, Michigan. Since admitting our first class in 1996, our program has grown into an established urban-based education and training program, focused on the development of highly competent and deeply committed physician assistants. 

Primary care based, our program is full time and 24 months in length. We have consistently maintained continued accreditation through the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. We encourage you to explore our website for information about the PAS program and the admissions process.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anatomy for Physician Assistants 
  • Clinical Medicine 
  • Patient Evaluation 
  • Health Care Issues 
  • Pathophysiology 
  • Pharmacology for Physician Assistants 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


54 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International applicants must complete the equivalent of a U.S. four-year degree, including all state and external/internal examinations required for the degree. Although a degree in another country may have a name similar to a U.S. degree, this does not necessarily indicate the degree can be accepted as equivalent.Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3 or its equivalent in upper division coursework.
  • The Graduate School does not require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). However, individual program requirements vary. 
  • Submit your official transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43821 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1623 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    43821 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1623 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    21627 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 801 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Detroit

1050 - 1770 USD /month
Living costs

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.

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