Duke University Medical Center

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*Last updated October 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
09/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
10/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$60
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
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
90

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
23.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
2.0
Asian
23.0
Black or African American
6.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
11.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
49.0
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
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Yellow Ribbon program
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$90,518
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
1000
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
1000
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Clinician
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
156
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
75
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4.34
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
71
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
155
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
57

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.

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