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Physician Assistant Studies

Valparaiso University

24 months
Duration
650 USD/credit 17225 USD/year
650 USD/credit 17225 USD/year
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About

The Physician Assistant Studies course offered by Valparaiso University is a two-year professional program divided into a 12-month didactic phase followed by a 12- month clinical education phase in the form of on-site supervised clinical practice experiences. 

Overview

The Physician Assistant Studies course offered by Valparaiso University is an extension of the 3-year Valparaiso University undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Health Science (BSHS) program and will serve as the culminating phase of the 5-Year Physician Assistant Program (3 + 2).The MSPA program will provide students currently pursuing their BSHS prerequisite course work with the culminating accredited phase of their five year program. The curriculum will provide the didactic and practical hands-on training required to complete their education as physician assistant students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of PA Practice 
  • Physical Diagnosis & Documentation
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology & Otorhinolaryngology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

53 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of four years of lab science in high school (biology, chemistry, anatomy/physiology, and physics recommended)
  • Successful completion of pre-calculus
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Composite scores of ACT 25 or new SAT 1230 or higher

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 650 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Valparaiso

1223 - 1978 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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