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Physician Assistant, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 27 months
    Duration
, MN,
Bethel’s Master of Science in Physician Assistant program prepares students to become physician assistants who serve with compassion, competence, and confidence by providing meaningful medical care. 

About

The program expands on our leading biology, nursing, and other healthcare programs, providing graduates with the credentials to work skillfully alongside physicians to treat patients and their illnesses. Learn to develop your professional skills while also growing in your sense of purpose, with the ability to apply ethical principles to healthcare situations.

Our M.S. in Physician Assistant program prepares students to become physician assistants who provide meaningful medical care with integrity. Our PA program provides the credentials to practice medicine alongside physicians, providing services as varied as healthcare itself.

Programme Structure

  • Human Gross Anatomy & Histology 

  • Human Gross Anatomy and Histology Lab 

  • Human Medical Physiology 

  • Pharmacology & Therapeutics I 

  • Medical Pathophysiology I 

  • Pharmacology & Therapeutics II 

  • Medical Pathophysiology II 

  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics III 

  • Medical Pathophysiology III 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 27 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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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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).

    • Submit a completed application.
    • Submit official evaluations of foreign transcripts from a National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) member organization, an Association of International Credentials Evaluators (AICE) member organization, or an Academic Report official evaluation from the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) if applicable. 
    • Request a transcript evaluation for transfer of credit, if applicable. 
    • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
    • Indicate acceptance of Bethel Community Expectations by signing the application form.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    773 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 773 USD per credit and a duration of 27 months.
  • National Applies to you

    773 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 773 USD per credit and a duration of 27 months.
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Living costs for Saint Paul

  • 1040 - 1760 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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