Central Michigan University

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*Last updated January 29th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
Through The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions we strive to produce well-educated and highly trained physician assistants who provide evidence-based medical services within interdisciplinary primary care environments to include medically underserved and diverse populations.
Unique Program Features
Mentorship experience in didactic year, on site simulation lab, devoted IPE center
Curriculum Focus
Early Clinical Exposure; 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
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Program Length
27 Months
Start Month
May 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
60
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
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
09/01/2024
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
09/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$50
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
View Supplemental Application

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$102,037
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
No information provided
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
42
Male
19
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
2
Asian
-
Black or African American
1
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
-
White
56
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
3
Types of References Required
No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Not Required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Not Required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
500
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
Not Required
Shadowing a Physician
Not Required
Shadowing other health care provider
Not Required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Not Required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
Yes
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
Yes

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
6 Years
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Biochemistry
3 Credit(s)
Microbiology
4 Credit(s)
Human Physiology
Lab Required
Psychology
3 Credit(s)