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Physician Assistant Studies

Florida International University

27 months
41584 USD/year
41584 USD/year
40520 USD/year
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The Master in Physician Assistant Studies program at Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine provides a broad, interdisciplinary education that will prepare students for collaborative practice as a physician assistant.

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The Physician Assistant Studies program at Florida International University fosters an environment enhanced by diversity, clinical innovation, and research while preparing socially accountable, community-based physicians, scientist and health professionals. Students will build leadership capabilities to understand the importance of communicating effectively with patients and the health care teams.


  • Provide a coordinated and comprehensive physician assistant curriculum to ensure the graduate will possess the knowledge, skills, and attitudes appropriate to provide competent and compassionate patient care necessary to enter the healthcare profession.
  • Recruit, mentor, and support a diverse student body.
  • To facilitate and foster the development of the necessary professional, moral, intellectual, and ethical attitudes, behaviors, and beliefs essential to the role of a physician assistant.
  • Provide a creative and supportive environment for student learning that supports community outreach, social accountability and interprofessional care in the underserved population.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gross Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease
  • Clinical Skills
  • Pharmacology in Disease Pathology
  • Clinical Application of Evidence-Based Practice
  • Integration into Clinical Concepts
  • Human Behavior

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university can be from any academic discipline but must meet the prerequisite requirements.
  • Overall GPA and Science GPA of 3.0
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Standardized Test
  • Three letters of recommendation - Letters should be from Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Professors or any individual who has worked with the applicant in a healthcare environment.
  • Prerequisite Courses
  • Direct Patient Care Experience and Shadowing Experience
  • Completion of the online assessment CASPer

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41584 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 93564 USD for the full programme during 27 months.
  • National

    41584 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 93564 USD for the full programme during 27 months.
  • In-State

    40520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 91172 USD for the full programme during 27 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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