Barry University – St. Petersburg

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*Last updated June 13th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The Barry University Physician Assistant Program educates students in the practice of collaborative medicine and encourages life-long learning and professional development. It fosters a technology rich environment and clinical training experiences among diverse patient populations. The Program enables students to develop competencies required to meet the health care needs of contemporary society.
Unique Program Features
We offer a Medical Spanish course and in your final semester we offer the Primary Care Review Conference to get you ready for taking the boards
Curriculum Focus
Collaborative or Team-Based Learning; Hybrid of Traditional or Case-Based Learning; Problem-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
Other Master’s degree, please specify, Master of Clinical Medical Science degree
Program Length
28 Months
Start Month
August 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
100
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
No
Types of Interviews
Traditional Interview; Group Interview
Admission Type
Rolling - Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
12/01/2024
Deadline Requirement
Green-Verified: the application has been submitted, payment, all transcripts, and at least two evaluation letters must be received by CASPA by the posted deadline, and the application has a verified status, meaning all GPAs have been calculated by CASPA.

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$103,000
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$1,000
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
Yes
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
Yes
International Applicants Accepted
Yes
International Application Link
Support for Veterans
No information provided

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
84
Male
16
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
13
Black or African American
6
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
30
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
-
White
50
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
150
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
150

GRE Average Percentiles

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
3
Types of References Required
No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT)
Healthcare Experience
Recommended, but not required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Recommended but not required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
No information provided
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No information provided
Other Paid Health Care
No information provided
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Recommended but not required
Shadowing a Physician
Recommended but not required
Shadowing other health care provider
Recommended but not required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Recommended but not required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
Yes
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
Yes

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
10 Years
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Biochemistry
3 Credit(s)
Microbiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Chemistry (general)
3 Credit(s)
Organic Chemistry
3 Credit(s)
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Psychology
3 Credit(s)
Sociology
3 Credit(s)
Inorganic Chemistry
3 Credit(s)
Social Science
3 Credit(s)
Behavioral Sciences
3 Credit(s)