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Physician Assistant

Emory University

12 months
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Emory University is proud to have one of the finest Physician Assistant programs in the nation and have created an educational environment that promotes an understanding of human needs and ethical issues as well as the acquisition and application of patient-oriented clinical knowledge and skills. 


The location in the heart of Atlanta on Emory University’s campus affords our students rich resources to draw upon, including lectures from nationally known experts in their respective fields and a diversity of clinical experiences.


The Physician Assistant program from Emory University recruits educates and mentors a diverse group of students to become highly regarded physician assistants providing compassionate health care of the highest quality.


We value the highest standards of professionalism and team-based medicine with a commitment to the medically underserved. Graduates are prepared to practice evidence-based primary care and preventive medicine and engage in lifelong learning.

Program Goals

The goals of the PA Program are to:

  • Support students’ journey to becoming well prepared, certified PAs by providing a high-quality, evidence-based curriculum and diverse clinical training opportunities.
  • Recruit, mentor, and support a diverse student body.
  • Promote opportunities for community-engaged learning, service, and outreach to underserved populations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gross Anatomy 
  • Medical Science                                                          
  • Medical Communications                                    
  • Patient Assessment                                                   
  • Biomedical Ethics     
  •  Learning Society 
  •  Found of Community & Social Medicine                                            
  • Epidemiology/Biostatistics                     

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
155 (verbal)
153 (quantitative)
4 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Colleges of a Regional Accrediting Organization is required.
  • Those candidates who received their baccalaureate degrees from colleges and institutions outside of the United States must complete at least one year (24 semester hours) as a full-time student at a US or Canadian regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants need to have a cumulative and a science GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must meet the Emory PA Program Technical Standards.
    • TOEFL is required for applicants for whom English is not their native language and/or their first degree is from a foreign institution. Scores must be sent directly to the PA Program from the Educational Testing Service. A minimum total score of 93 with a speaking score of 26 is required.
    • Completed CASPA and Supplemental Applications (including non-refundable Supplemental Application Fee of $75). This includes two letters of reference

    Tuition Fee

    Living costs for Atlanta

    1213 - 2208 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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