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Physician Assistant, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 28 months
, VA,
The Master of Physician Assistant (MPA) Program is an accredited 28-month program that provides graduates the skills and resources to deliver health care as physician assistant leaders in an evolving health-care industry.


The Master of Physician Assistant (MPA) Program utilizes innovative instructional methods in conjunction with the medical school's diverse resources to provide students with outstanding educational opportunities. The curriculum provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to deliver primary health care as physician assistants and leaders in a changing health-care industry.


Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology for Health Professions 
  • Clinical Anatomy for Health Professions 
  • Introduction to the PA Profession and the Business of Medicine 
  • Psychosocial Elements of Wellness
  • Legal and Medical Ethical Issues in Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 28 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    13143 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13143 USD per year and a duration of 28 months.
  • National

    11321 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11321 USD per year and a duration of 28 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Norfolk

  • 1100 - 1900 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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