Drury University

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*Last updated January 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
03/01/2024
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
August
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
115
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
-
Male
-
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
No
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No
Special Tracks
Yes
Unique Program Features
The program offers students an opportunity to customize their education through their capstone project in one of the following areas of interest: medical research, public/community health, healthcare administration, medical education, or health policy. We also provide a year long training in clinical leadership to train future PAs to be leaders in and out of the clinic environment.
Support for Veterans
<strong>Special admission consideration</strong>: Processes that recognize military veterans.;<strong>Veteran faculty</strong>: Faculty members who have veteran status.
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$145,000
Total Fees
$4,200

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
No GPA minimum required

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Anatomy-lower
  • Biology-lower
  • Microbiology-lower
  • Chemistry-lower
  • Organic Chemistry-lower
  • Physiology-lower
  • Biology-upper
  • Chemistry-upper
  • Anatomy-lab
  • Biology-lab
  • Microbiology-lab
  • Chemistry-lab
  • Physiology-lab
Required Shadowing
Required
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
1000
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Yes
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
750
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes, we use CASPA's narrative/personal statement
Required References
Employee/Supervisor;PA;Physician
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
Other;Graduate Record Examinations GRE (will accept MCAT);please specify test:
Other Standardized Tests
PA-CAT
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

Our mission is to educate students to become physician assistants who are innovative leaders in the profession, practice evidence-based medicine, and are dedicated to facilitating healthy futures for the residents of southwest Missouri and beyond.