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Pre-Physician Assistant Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Structured to maximize your success, the Pre-Physician Assistant Studies program offered by the University of Saint Francis delivers:

  • A strong foundation in medical biology
  • Hands-on experience to build your laboratory and anatomy skills
  • 1,000 paid patient care hours
  • Job shadow experience to explore PA subspecialties

Real-Life Medical Experience

You’ll graduate with real medical experience, including:
  • Patient Hours – Students complete 1,000 PAID patient hours (as patient care techs, CNAs, EMTs, & more). We’ll help you find the ideal setting.
  • Job Shadowing — Professors help connect students to professional PAs for job shadowing & sub specialty experience. We have many alumni in the region who want to work with USF students.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biology
  • Biology Seminar
  • I-Connect
  • Fundamentals of Public Communication
  • Algebra & Trig. or higher

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • $965 per credit for Part-Time students

Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 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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