Chapman University

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*Last updated January 29th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The Chapman University MMS PA Studies Program's mission is to provide future PAs with an exceptional medical education that inspires compassionate and collaborative health care providers who enhance access to high-quality patient care.
Unique Program Features
Simon Scholar PA Scholarship Program, Bridge Program, Simulation Labs & Equipment, Interprofessional Education
Curriculum Focus
No information provided
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MMS/MMSc: Master of Medical Science, MMS/MMSc-PA: Master of Medical Science in PA Studies
Program Length
24 Months
Start Month
January 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
50
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
Traditional 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
08/01/2024
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
$133,389
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
No
Support for Veterans
Veteran faculty: Faculty members who have veteran status.

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
43
Male
7
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
16
Black or African American
1
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
7
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
25
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
155
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
155

GRE Average Percentiles

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
66
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
53

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
3
Types of References Required
PA; Physician; Other health care provider
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.20
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Standardized Test(s) Required
Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT)
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
1000
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
Required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
1000
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
Recommended but not required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
No
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
No Requirement
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Microbiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Genetics
2 Credit(s)
Medical Terminology
1 Credit(s)
Statistics
2.67 Credit(s)
English
2.67 Credit(s)
Math (pre-calculus/cal)
2.67 Credit(s)
Psychology
2.67 Credit(s)
Sociology
2.67 Credit(s)