Drexel University

We rely on the information provided to us by programs. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the program's website.

*Last updated April 16th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The mission of this program is to: Educate qualified primary care physician assistants, Improve health care delivery in rural and urban medically underserved areas, Promote the physician assistant profession
Unique Program Features
Drexel University offers a brand new Health Sciences Building, completed in Fall 2022, housing state of the art anatomy labs, simulation labs, classrooms, and study spaces. Interdisciplinary volunteer and learning opportunities abound. Clinical sites are well established throughout the country. As the first PA program in Pennsylvania, established in 1971, Drexel University is known for a tradition of excellence in educating primary care PAs. For more information about Veteran Support please visit: https://drexel.edu/admissions/military-veterans.
Curriculum Focus
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
MHS: Master of Health Science
Program Length
27 Months
Start Month
September 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
80
Part-time Option
Yes
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
No
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
09/01/2024
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
$101,556
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
International Applicants Accepted
Yes, with exceptions. Please visit the program's website.
International Application Link
Support for Veterans
Yellow Ribbon program

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
67
Male
9
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
26
Black or African American
8
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
32
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
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No Requirement
Paid Health Care
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
500
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No Requirement
Other Paid Health Care
Not Required
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Recommended but 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
No
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
Yes

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
No Requirement
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Biology (general)
8 Credit(s), Lab Required
Microbiology
3 Credit(s)
Chemistry (general)
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s)
Genetics
3 Credit(s)
Medical Terminology
1 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)