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Physician Assistant Studies

The University of Iowa

Master On Campus
28 months
Duration
28162 USD/year
30002 USD/year
11061 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Physician Assistant Studies, offered by The University of Iowa emphasizes primary care medicine, particularly family medicine.

Overview

The Master of Physician Assistant Studies (M.P.A.S.) program, at The University of Iowa, emphasizes primary care medicine, particularly family medicine. It also offers elective clinical rotations in selected medical subspecialties. 

Students who complete the program are eligible to take the National Certifying Examination for Primary Care Physician Assistants, which they must complete successfully in order to register as physician assistants in the United States.

Physician assistants work in a variety of settings, including medical offices, hospital emergency rooms, nursing homes, rural satellite clinics, health maintenance organizations, and patients' homes.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Emergency Medicine for Physician Assistant
  • Gynecology for Physician Assistant 
  • Family Practice I for Physician Assistant 
  • Family Practice II for Physician Assistant 
  • General Surgery for Physician Assistant 
  • Internal Medicine for Physician Assistant 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 28 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

114 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online to the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA)
  • Your official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service can be submitted directly to CASPA (institutional code 0466)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28162 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28162 USD per year and a duration of 28 months.
  • National

    30002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30002 USD per year and a duration of 28 months.
  • In-State

    11061 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11061 USD per year and a duration of 28 months.

Funding

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
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The University of Iowa

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