Physician Assistant Studies

Mercer University

24 months
23550 USD/year
23550 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Mercer University is pleased to offer a professional program in physician assistant studies which awards the Master of Medical Science (MMSc) degree.



Mercer University’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies strives to improve healthcare by promoting excellence in education, scholarship, and clinical practice.


The mission of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies is to educate patient-centered medical providers of the highest quality who are critical thinkers, leaders, and life-long learners.               

Core Values

The core values of the Mercer University Physician Assistant Program are compassion, collegiality, service, diversity, ethical behavior, integrity, and respect.

Program Goals             

The Mercer University Physician Assistant Program will:

  • Admit highly qualified applicants who are successful in completing the Mercer Physician Assistant curriculum.
  • Provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level practice as a physician assistant.
  • Prepare students to deliver primary care in a variety of clinical settings.
  • Promote the professional development of students.
  • Support faculty development and engagement in teaching, scholarship, and service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy & Lab 
  • Physiology/Pathophysiology
  • Physical Diagnosis & Lab
  • Principles of Pharmacology
  • Clinical Decision Making 
  • Medical Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a completed application along with application fee. 
  • Must submit a minimum of two, but preferably three letters of recommendation for admission.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an ABET accredited program, but applicants will be considered with an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or its equivalent internationally.
  • Submit GRE score on the general section of the test. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11775 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11775 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Physician Assistant Studies
Mercer University