M.Sc. On Campus

Physician Assistant

Seton Hall University

33 months
1354 USD/credit 47266 USD/year
1354 USD/credit 47266 USD/year
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Physician assistants (PA's) practice with doctors across all medical disciplines. You'll find them in nearly any specialty you can think of: surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, emergency medicine and psychiatry. The Physician Assistant program offered by Seton Hall University is also a career on the rise.

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Our students are well-prepared to enter this rewarding profession - Seton Hall graduates who sit for the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) consistently pass. As a graduate of the Master of Science in Physician Assistant (M.S.P.A.) program, you'll be ready for a rewarding medical career — and ready to excel in any area you choose to pursue. With a curriculum that runs for 33 months, our graduates are known in the field for having more clinical experience than graduates of other institutions.

The programme

The Seton Hall University M.S. Pshysician Assistant curriculum centers on extensive clinical experience. It also emphasizes research competence, basic sciences knowledge and physical examination skills. In many of our classes, traditional lectures fuse with online coursework and problem-based learning to ensure that everything you study is directly applicable. You'll learn from practicing physician assistants, physicians and instructors with doctoral training in a variety of medical areas. Our students work with patients from their first semester onward, eventually completing at least 60 weeks of core and elective rotations. 


Accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc., the program prepares practitioners with a depth of knowledge and judgment to perform as knowledgeable and highly skilled clinicians.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Health Maintenance and Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Pathophysiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 33 months

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96 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed a baccalaureate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution of higher learning in the United States or the determined foreign equivalent.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 (based on a 4.00 scale).
  • Have a minimum prerequisite courses GPA of 3.2.
  • Achieve a minimum of 250 hours of patient care experience (see below for descriptions of acceptable and unacceptable experiences)

Tuition Fee

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    47266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1354 USD per credit during 33 months.
  • National

    47266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1354 USD per credit during 33 months.

Living costs for South Orange

1702 - 4188 USD /month
Living costs

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