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Physician Assistant, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, MA,
The M.S. in Physician Assistant studies is an intensive, 24-month program that intends to educate a diverse student body of highly skilled and culturally aware healthcare providers who will utilize a patient-centered care approach and be committed to serving the public in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and beyond.

About

The physician assistant field is one of the fastest growing fields in the United States and the US Department of Labor Statistics reports that the employment of physician assistants is expected to grow an average 38% through the year 2022, ranking among the fastest growing of occupations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice Issues I
  • Evidence based medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pulmonology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Cardiology
  • Integration I
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Endocrinology
  • Genitourinary
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Professional Practice Issues II
  • Integration II
  • Didactic III
  • Neurology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics
  • Surgery
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Professional Issues III
  • Integration III
  • Transition to Clinical Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree with either a major or concentration in a business related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • An undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Three letters of recommendation, including a minimum of one academic reference.
  • A written statement of purpose and intent to complete the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14895 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14895 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  •  $1,050 per credit for resident

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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