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Physician Assistant

Quinnipiac University

36 months
1075 USD/credit 33683 USD/year
1075 USD/credit 33683 USD/year
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The nationally recognized Physician Assistant program at Quinnipiac University will give you both the modern skills to be an indispensable member of a health care team and the cultural awareness necessary to effectively treat diverse populations.


Ranked 5th in the country by U.S. News & World Report, our physician assistant program is focused on building a strong scientific foundation as well as leadership, analytical and interpersonal skills through hands-on clinical experience. You'll learn to be a crucial extension of the physician in various practice settings, conduct diagnostic tests and perform routine procedures. 

Learning outcomes

The Physician Assistant 27-month program at Quinnipiac University offers a comprehensive blend of courses that examine subjects such as biology, pharmacology and behavioral medicine. You’ll gain extensive practical experience collaborating with health care providers in hospitals, medical centers, nursing homes and extended-care facilities. During your first year you’ll be paired with either a physician or physician assistant one day a week to begin applying what you’ve learned in the classroom in professional settings with real patients.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Physiology
  • Principles of Interviewing
  • Principles of Electrocardiography
  • Diagnostic Methods 
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Human Anatomy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


94 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges attended, whether or not grades were earned
  • Secondary school transcript with graduation date, unless an associate’s degree was earned
  • Advanced placement transcripts
  • International baccalaureate transcripts; International students should send official transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for certification and evaluation of credit and request that Quinnipiac University receive the results. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33683 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1075 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    33683 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1075 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Hamden

1100 - 1600 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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