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Physician Assistant Studies

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

36 months
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About

The Physician Assistant Studies program of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers students the possibility to assist doctors, nurses, and other practitioners in the delivery of compassionate patient care, acting as an essential and valuable member of the greater healthcare team.

Overview

During the Physician Assistant Studies program of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences you'll build on your bachelor’s degree as you study the medical and behavioral sciences, learn through interprofessional education, and participate in clinical experiences throughout New England and beyond.

The program consists of four semesters of didactic classwork, followed by three semesters of supervised clinical rotations in a variety of settings. These clinical rotations allow you to explore multiple interest areas and gain experience in a range of specialties that include women's health, internal medicine, psychiatry, pediatrics, emergency medicine, and surgery.

When you graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver high-quality medical care with confidence.

Outcomes

The goals of the Master's in Physician Assistant Studies program are:

1. Provide students with a strong foundation in the basic and clinical sciences enabling them to provide high quality preventive care, medical management and patient education in a wide variety of practice settings.

2. Facilitate active learning and clinical decision making skills.

3. Foster interpersonal and professional qualities essential to providing patient care in an ethical manner.

4. Develop skills to function as a competent member of an interprofessional team.

5. Instill the value of lifelong learning and promote service to the profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Professional Practice
  • Genetics
  • Primary Care Psychiatry
  • Human Physiology and Pathophysiology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Public Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadlines:

  • October 1: Boston Fall start VERIFIED-stage CASPA application deadline

Credits

111 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Minimum overall 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum overall science GPA 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum prerequisite GPA 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
  • 250 hours of patient care experience
  • Successful completion of faculty interview (by invitation only)

Work experience

  • 250 hours of patient care experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49500 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    49500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49500 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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