Duke University Medical Center

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*Last updated February 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
09/01/2023
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
09/15/2023
Supplemental Application Fee
$60
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
Yes
Deposit
$1,125
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
24
Start Month
August
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
6
Program Credit Hours
109
Estimated Incoming Class Size
91

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
71
Male
19
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
1
Asian
28
Black or African American
14
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
15
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
29
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MHS: Master of Health Science
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes, with exceptions. Please visit the program's website.
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
Birthplace of the PA profession, Teaching hospital, Wet Tissue Lab, Full Dissection Cadver Lab, International rotations, Alumni Services Coordinator, Diverse faculty who are leaders at the national level
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$93,684
Total Fees
$10,578

GPA Requirements

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

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
  • 2 additional Biology courses
  • 2 Chemistry course
  • Statistics.
Required Shadowing
Recommended
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
1000
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No
Required Onsite Interview
No
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Employee/Supervisor;Other health care provider
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT)
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
154
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
151
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The Duke Physician Assistant Program’s mission is to educate caring, competent primary care physician assistants who practice evidence-based medicine, are leaders in the profession, dedicated to their communities, culturally sensitive, and devoted to positive transformation of the health care system.