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Biology - Pre-Physician Assistant, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
This option is for students preparing to apply for admission into a physician assistant program. Physician assistants are in demand. The profession is one of the fastest growing in the country due to the shortage of primary care physicians, as well as economic pressures on health care costs.

Overview

What you'll do : 

  • Meet with their advisor each semester to assess their progress towards admission to a professional school.
  • Take a core of courses that prepares them in any area of biology.
  • Take rigorous coursework in anatomy and physiology and molecular genetics which are required for most MMS schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evolution & Ecology
  • Cell & Organismal Biology
  • Foundations of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Medical Terminology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Apply for Admission
  • Submit Housing Contract
  • Register for First STEP Orientation
  • Apply for Financial Aid

Tuition Fee

  • International

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    247 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 247 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Missouri Residents: $247.25
  • Nonresident Residents:$438.50

Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 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.

Funding

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