Physician Assistants are nationally certified medical professionals who practice on health care teams. PAs are state-licensed to provide patient care and can prescribe medications in all 50 states. At Rutgers Unversity, our Physician Assistant Program builds a strong educational foundation in sciences, including anatomy, physiology, microbiology, genetics, and pathology, in preparation for immersion into hands-on clinical experiences.
- The PA program in consistently named as a Top Graduate Program by US News & World Report, ranking 16 out of 154 schools nationwide in the most recent survey in 2015, and 7 out of 73 PA Programs in the Journal of Physician Assistant Education in 2010.
- 98% first-time pass rate on the PA National Certifying Examination (PANCE) from 2013-2017, with class performance above the mean in all areas
- Innovative curriculum delivers small group learning, simulation, medical Spanish option, and international rotation option
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- Intro to Sectional Abdominal Sonography for Physician Assistants
- Integrated Anatomy and Physiology
- Fundamentals of Pathology
- Gastroenterology and Urology
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Admission to the program is extremely competitive with over 1,400 applications for the class of 50. The admissions committee thoroughly reviews each application and only the most competitive applicants are invited for an interview.
When initially screening applications, the committee looks for evidence of the following:
- ability to handle a rigorous science courseload as demonstrated by the applicant's previous coursework and GPA
- prior healthcare experience
- familiarity with the PA profession as evidenced by exposure to PAs through programs such as PA shadowing
- a commitment to community service
International1009 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1009 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
National1009 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1009 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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