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Physician Assistant, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 28 months
    Duration

About

As the first PA program in the state of Arkansas, we are very excited about the potential impact of this program on the local community, the people of Arkansas and worldwide mission fields. The Harding University Physician Assistant Program has had 306 graduates since our inception in 2005. Program graduates are practicing throughout Arkansas and at least 15 other states in a variety of settings which include Primary Care, Urgent and Emergent Care, Orthopedic, Dermatology, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Oncology, Rheumatology, Surgery specialties, Mental Health, Urology, and Pediatrics.

Programme Structure

  • Orientation to PA Program
  • Clinical Human Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Professional Seminar I
  • Clinical Pharmacology I 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • E-submitted application and payment
  • All transcripts must be posted as received.
  • At least 2 of the 3 required reference letters with the 3rd to follow. Our requirement is 3 reference letters. (See FAQ #9 for additional LOR information) 
    • The 3rd reference letter must be posted/received by CASPA by December 1, 2017. If you have submitted 3 names to CASPA already and need to change people or the form has been lost, contact customer service at CASPA for help.
    • We will accept more than 3 letters of reference or evaluations submitted through CASPA, but only 3are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    756 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 756 USD per credit and a duration of 28 months.
  • National

    756 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 756 USD per credit and a duration of 28 months.
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per hour

Living costs for Searcy

  • 870 - 1270 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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