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Physician Assistant Studies

The University of Iowa

28 months
Duration
30334 USD/year
30334 USD/year
11387 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

Credits

114 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    30334 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30334 USD per year during 28 months.
  • National

    30334 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30334 USD per year during 28 months.
  • In-State

    11387 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11387 USD per year during 28 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

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

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

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