Bethel University (MN)

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*Last updated January 29th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
Boldly informed and motivated by the Christian faith, the Bethel Physician Assistant program prepares students through an exceptional education, equipping them with the skills necessary for competent, compassionate, and culturally responsive medical practice as a physician assistant.
Unique Program Features
Faith-based program, Procedure lab, International rotations
Curriculum Focus
Hybrid of Traditional or Case-Based Learning; Organ-Based/Systems-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MSPA: Master of Science Physician Assistant
Program Length
27 Months
Start Month
June 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
40
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
Traditional Interview
Admission Type
Regular - All applications are reviewed once the set deadline has passed

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
08/01/2024
Deadline Requirement
Orange-Complete only: the application has been submitted, payment, all transcripts, and at least two evaluation letters must be received by CASPA by the posted deadline.
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
08/01/2024
Supplemental Application Fee
$100
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
Yes
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Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$99,218
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$500
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
Yes
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
Yes, with exceptions. Please visit the program's website.
International Applicants Accepted
Yes, with exceptions. Please visit the program's website.
International Application Link
Support for Veterans
No information provided

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
21
Male
11
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
2
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
1
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
29
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

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

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
2
Types of References Required
No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.30
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
500
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No Requirement
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
500
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No Requirement
Other Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
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
Not Required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
Yes
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
Yes

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
5 Years
Human Anatomy
3 Credit(s)
Biochemistry
3 Credit(s)
Microbiology
3 Credit(s)
Organic Chemistry
3 Credit(s)
Human Physiology
3 Credit(s)
Genetics
3 Credit(s)
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)