M.Sc. On Campus

Physician Assistant

Seton Hill University

27 months
1099 USD/credit 45913 USD/year
1099 USD/credit 45913 USD/year
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As a Seton Hill University's Physician Assistant Program student you will enjoy wide-ranging academic experiences and hands-on clinical practice. Our faculty are dedicated educators and experienced health care providers. 


At Seton Hill University, we educate students to become clinically competent physician assistants who care for the whole patient - respecting diversity and delivering 'patient-centered' care that is ethically sound.

Key facts:

  • U.S. News & World Reports ranks Seton Hill's Physician Assistant Graduate Program one of the best in the nation - and the best in southwestern Pennsylvania.
  • Collectively, Seton Hill's Physician Assistant Program faculty members have more than 120 years of clinical practice experience.
  • 96% of Seton Hill's Physician Assistant Program graduates who have taken the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) in the past five years have passed it on their first attempt. Pass Rate Report (PDF)
  • Students entering the program as freshmen can earn their B.S. and their M.S. in only five years.
  • Top-notch classroom, lab and clinical learning facilities and resources in the Boyle Health Sciences Center.
  • Small classes allow students to work directly with faculty members in a supportive environment.
  • Seton Hill’s Physician Assistant Student Society provides both undergraduate and graduate students in the Physician Assistant Program with opportunities for community service and attendance at statewide conferences.
  • Seton Hill's program is fully-accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) through March 2024.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Year Orientation
  • Behavioral Medicine 
  • Medical Ethics
  • Pathophysiology 
  • Human Gross Anatomy
  • History & Physical 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 27 months

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94 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official undergraduate transcripts from all institutions attended.
  • Official transcript(s) from any institution(s) in which postbaccalaureate or graduate course work was taken.
  • Evidence of ability to do graduate work as indicated by a minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.2.
  • Three letters of recommendation written by appropriate professionals.
  • An official course evaluation report from the World Education Service (WES) for all university courses taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45913 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 27 months.
  • National

    45913 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1099 USD per credit during 27 months.

Living costs for Greensburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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