M.Sc. On Campus

Physician Assistant Studies

Elon University

24 months
49720 USD/year
49720 USD/year
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The Physician Assistant Studies program at Elon University prepares graduates to think critically and act skillfully to meet expanding health care needs in local and global communities. 


Students will immerse themselves in a curriculum structured around active learning strategies through collaborative work with Elon’s faculty, scholars and practitioners in the field. Students emerge in two years as graduates prepared to employ the most current knowledge to care for patients’ physical, emotional, mental and spiritual needs.

The Physician Assistant Studies program at Elon University, along with the Elon Doctor of Physical Therapy program, is housed within the School of Health Sciences.

Program Goals

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies (DPAS) embraces Elon University’s guiding mission and supports fulfillment of The Elon Commitment through implementation of the departmental “Learning. Caring. Serving. Leading.” vision. The themes of The Elon Commitment serve as the structure for presenting our goals through the 2018 Academic Year. Each theme is expanded upon by key strategies that will lead to attaining our overall goal of creating a nationally recognized department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Medicine
  • Medical Physiology
  • Introduction to History and Physical Exam

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


113 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate studies
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Official GRE scores 
  • Interviews are a requirement for admission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49720 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 49720 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    49720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49720 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Elon

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.


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