B.Sc. Blended

Physician Assistant

University of Toronto

24 months
57020 CAD/year
6100 CAD/year
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The Physician Assistant program of University of Toronto is a full-time professional, second-entry undergraduate degree program, based in the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto (U of T).


The Physician Assistant program of University of Toronto is a degree delivered in collaboration with Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and The Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The three institutions have formed the Consortium of PA Education (Consortium) to collaboratively contribute in the development, administration and delivery of the U of T degree.

The Consortium offers students a balance in academic and clinical orientation, extensive access to health care relevant resources and a curriculum delivery model that maximizes rural training and geographic accessibility throughout Ontario. The program is designed to meet the competencies outlined in the National Competency Profile as established by the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants (CAPA). The aim of the program is to equip graduates with the competencies necessary to establish the foundation for a sustainable Canadian Physician Assistant profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the Physician Assistant Role
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Clinical Skills
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required.
  • Minimum 10 full-year courses (20 half-year courses) or the equivalent of 4 semesters full time of undergraduate university education from a recognized university.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.7 calculated on the OMSAS scale. All completed undergraduate studies will be considered in the calculation of the cGPA.
  • Minimum of 910 hours of health care experience. All forms of health care experiences are considered toward the minimum requirement; Health care experience can be obtained through employment, clinical placements as part of health care educational programs, or as a volunteer.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    57020 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 57020 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6100 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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