29 months
16046 USD/year
16046 USD/year
9248 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Mississippi State University - Meridian initiated the development of the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program after several years of needs assessment and after community support was determined to be strong. Located on the Meridian Campus, the program has access to several highly esteemed Mississippi medical systems. 

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The Mississippi State University - Meridian Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program will educate highly qualified, competent, healthcare providers who will increase access to care and provide primary care services to the diverse citizens of Mississippi.


Students seeking a career as a Physician Assistant (PA) should acquire a sound foundation in the biological sciences and knowledge of the behavioral and social sciences in high school and college. Because of the increasing use of information technology in medicine, students are strongly encouraged to acquire familiarity with computers. They must have a demonstrated aptitude for scientific study, and, in addition, hands-on experience in healthcare. An awareness of the requirements and characteristics of the practice of medicine as a PA is desirable in reaching a mature decision to pursue a career as a PA.

Programme Structure


  • Human Anatomy and Physiology for the Physician Assistant

  • Patient Assessment for the Physician Assistant

  • Clinical Genetics for the Physician Assistant

  • Research Methods I for the Physician Assistant

  • Clinical Practice Issues for the Physician Assistant

  • Family Medicine Rotation for the Physician Assistant

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 29 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Review tips for a successful application.
  • Review both University and departmental deadlines.
  • Gather the full names and email addresses of three individuals to compose letters of recommendation.
  • Prepare your statement of purpose.
  • Review, edit, and finalize your resume/curriculum vitae and select a writing sample (if required).
  • Request your transcripts.
  • Arrange to have your test scores sent to The Graduate School (Examples: GRE, GMAT, TOEFL or IELTS).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 29 months.
  • National

    16046 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8023 USD per semester during 29 months.
  • In-State

    9248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4624 USD per semester during 29 months.

Living costs for Starkville

800 - 1300 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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