24 months
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843 USD/credit 49315 USD/year
843 USD/credit 49315 USD/year
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About

Physician Assistant Studies at Drexel University provides graduates with a Master of Health Science degree and eligibility to sit for the PANCE (Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination).

Overview

The physician assistant (PA) is a primary health care provider who, when graduated from an accredited program and national certified and state-licensed, is eligible to practice medicine with the legal supervision of a physician. PAs perform many duties including, but not limited to, physical examinations, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, ordering and interpretation of lab tests, assist in surgery, perform procedures, perform hospital rounds, prescribe medicines and provide patient education. Physician Assistant Studies is offered at Drexel University.

Key facts:

PAs perform many duties including, but not limited to: physical examinations, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses, ordering and interpretation of lab tests, assisting in surgery, performing procedures, performing hospital rounds, prescribing medicines and providing patient education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Anatomy

  • Patient Communication

  • Ethical Issues in Physician Assistant Practice

  • Clinical Assessment

  • Physician Assistant Practice

  • Health Policy for Physician Assistant Practice

  • Evidence Based Medicine for Physician Assistants

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
105

Credits

117 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
105

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor's degree obtained from a regionally accredited US institution by the end of the spring term prior to fall matriculation is required.  The equivalency of a bachelor's degree from a foreign institution is acceptable if verified on the WES evaluation.

GPA:Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 and overall science GPA of 3.0, at time of application as calculated by CASPA, are required. Applications will not be reviewed unless the applicant has attained these minimum requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49315 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 843 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    49315 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 843 USD per credit during 24 months.

Tuition per Credit Hour

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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