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Physician Assistant Studies, BSc / MSc

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
Springfield, FL, United States
The Physician Assistant Studies program at Springfield College is renowned for its unique blend of academic rigor and hands-on experience in this field. The program educates primary care physician assistants eligible for employment in a wide variety of medical settings and specialties.
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Overview

Through our six-year track (pre-professional phase), you’ll enter Springfield College as a first-year student, and in six years, you’ll earn a Bachelor of Science in health science/pre-PA and complete the master’s-level physician assistant program. You’ll enter the professional phase of the program in January of your senior year. The Bachelor of Science in health science/pre-PA is awarded in May of the fourth year. The Master of Science degree is awarded at the conclusion of the physician assistant program.

The majority of our students enter the physician assistant program through the six-year track. Students advance to the six-year track as long as all program requirements are met. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA) National Certification Examination (PANCE) and apply for state licensure.

Clinical Training

The Physician Assistant Studies graduate program consists of supervised clinical training in family medicine, internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, emergency medicine, and other specialties. Students will complete clinical rotations in all areas of medicine, giving them the experience needed to feel comfortable in any job.

Each rotation lasts six weeks and demands a minimum of 40 hours per week. This training takes place in a number of clinical facilities, including offices of private physicians, community hospitals, community health centers, HMOs, and other healthcare facilities.

Careers

The physician assistant profession is ranked as one of the fastest growing occupations in the health care field. Physician assistants from Springfield College are in great demand. Having graduated from Springfield College you will have been well-versed in the spirit, mind, and body philosophy that pervades this campus.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Springfield College accepts applications on a rolling admissions basis but international students should apply as soon as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    116 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Bioscience
  • General Chemistry
  • College Writing 
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • CPR Class 
  • Upper-level Science Course 
  • Upper-level Science Course Lab 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    523

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To apply to Springfield College, submit the following items.

  • $50 application fee or fee waiver
  • Essay 
  • SAT/ACT Scores 
  • Official High School Transcript 
  • One Academic Reference
For international Students
  • Submit your application through the Common Application online or a paper application.
  • Complete the Springfield College member screen questions and pay the application fee.
  • Submit Official Transcript(s) in English.
  • Submit proof of English proficiency.
  • Submit completed Dean’s Report Form (for transfer students only).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    38770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38770 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Springfield

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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