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Physician Assistant, B.Sc.

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Whether prescribing medication for a child who is sick with the flu or assisting a surgeon who is repairing a broken leg, physician assistants are highly sought-after members of the medical community. They can be found working in every health care setting, from private practice to large hospitals. 

About

As a PA, you may perform a wide range of duties, such as suturing wounds, developing treatment plans and assisting in surgery. You’ll prescribe medications, educate your patients and interpret medical tests. You’ll learn what a day in the life of a PA entails through first-hand experience in a wide variety of specialties and clinical settings.

We take you through four years of preprofessional undergraduate training and a 27-month professional component that leads to your master of health science degree. Our program is nationally recognized with almost all of our graduates securing their first-choice jobs within months of graduation. 

Not only will the professional component of your training give you experience in core areas of medicine, but you’ll have an opportunity to designate a wish list for two elective rotations. This may include further experience in a core rotation, such as emergency medicine, surgery, or pediatrics, or placement in a specialty practice of interest to you.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • General Biology I
  • Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing
  • Calculus of a Single Variable I
  • General Chemistry I
  • First Year Seminar
  • General Biology II
  • Academic Writing and Research
  • General Chemistry II
  • Physician Assistant Seminar I - Orientation to the Profession
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • General Physics I
  • Clinical Training I
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Prehealth Professions Clinical Affiliation
  • Clinical Training II
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pathophysiology
  • General Microbiology
  • Biology of Aging
  • Biochemistry I
  • Pre-Physician Assistant Clerkship
  • Introduction to Clinical Problem Solving
  • Physician Assistant Seminar II -- The Interdisciplinary Team
  • Histology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • High School Transcript
    • A personal essay on a topic of particular meaning and interest to you should tell us who you are, and speak to your values, goals, and aspirations as a student
    • A letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or others reflect your dedication and work ethic
    • 4 years of English
    • 3 years of mathematics (4 for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing and Physician Assistant applicants)
    • 3 or more years of science (4 years required for applicants to the Schools of Nursing and Health Sciences)
    • 2 years of social science and foreign language
    • 3 academic electives

Tuition Fee

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    45540 USD/year
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    45540 USD/year
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Living costs for Hamden

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
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