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Physician Assistant Studies

University of South Alabama

Master On Campus
27 months
Duration
930 USD/credit
930 USD/credit
465 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Physician Assistants (PAs) are highly skilled nationally certified and state-licensed medical professionals who practice medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other members of the health professions. We offer a master degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of South Alabama.

Overview

The mission of the University of South Alabama Physician Assistant Studies Program is to educate compassionate and competent individuals from diverse backgrounds to become highly qualified physician assistants in accordance with the highest professional standards to provide a broad spectrum of preventative and curative health care to patients in various communities and clinical settings with physician supervision including underserved populations in Alabama both rural and urban. 

Key Features 

  • The emphasis of the program is one of primary care, including a broad foundation in the medical and surgical specialties.
  • The Physician Assistant Studies program curriculum is closely related to the goals of the University of South Alabama as well as to the degree. 

Accreditation

The Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) has granted Accreditation-Continued status to the University of South Alabama Physician Assistant Program sponsored by the University of South Alabama. Accreditation-Continued is an accreditation status granted when a currently accredited program is in compliance with the ARC-PA Standards.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Clinical Medicine 
  • Human Gross Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Physician Assistant Issues 
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

121 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

  • GPAs (overall GPA, science GPA, last 60 hour GPA, both undergraduate and graduate level work).
  • GRE scores (quantitative, verbal, and analytical writing sections)
  • Direct Patient Care/Health Care/PA Shadowing Experience
  • Community Service/Volunteerism
  • Additional completion of upper level science coursework completed with a grade of "C" or higher in Immunology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology.
  • Background and Experience
  • Rural/Underserved (Childhood residence in rural county as defined by HRSA rural grant Qualifier) 
  • Additional Degree or Training: additional degree (Master's or Doctorate), current health training certifications or registrations, e.g., EMT, CNA, CMA.
  • Military Service: includes all branches of service.
  • Disadvantaged Background

Tuition Fee

  • International

    930 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 930 USD per credit and a duration of 27 months.
  • National

    930 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 930 USD per credit and a duration of 27 months.
  • In-State

    465 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 465 USD per credit and a duration of 27 months.

Funding

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