Eastern Michigan University

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*Last updated January 29th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The Eastern Michigan University physician assistant program mission is to identify, train and support a diverse population of graduate students to become highly respected ambassadors of the profession and extraordinary health care providers with a strong foundation in primary care medicine and interdisciplinary practice.
Unique Program Features
We recognize that students do not all learn the same way, so we offer multi-faceted teaching styles. The program combines interactive lectures with a clinical focus, small-group learning, hands-on practical training, out-of-classroom learning and high-fidelity medical simulation.
Curriculum Focus
Case-Based Learning; Collaborative or Team-Based Learning; Hybrid of Traditional or Case-Based Learning; Organ-Based/Systems-Based Learning; Problem-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MS: Master of Science
Program Length
24 Months
Start Month
September 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
No
Types of Interviews
Traditional Interview
Admission Type
Regular - All applications are reviewed once the set deadline has passed

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
12/01/2024
Deadline Requirement
Orange-Complete only: the application has been submitted, payment, all transcripts, and at least two evaluation letters must be received by CASPA by the posted deadline.

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Tuition
No information provided
Resident Tuition
$106,334
Non-Resident Tuition
$181,699
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
International Applicants Accepted
Yes, with exceptions. Please visit the program's website.
International Application Link
Support for Veterans
No information provided

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
25
Male
5
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
4
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
2
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
23
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
155
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
152

GRE Average Percentiles

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
64
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
58
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
40

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
2
Types of References Required
No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
2.70
Standardized Test(s) Required
Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT); Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Healthcare Experience
Recommended, but not required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
10 Years
Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Not Required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Not Required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
No information provided
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
10 Years
Other Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Not Required
Shadowing a Physician
Not Required
Shadowing other health care provider
Not Required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Recommended but not required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
Yes
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
10 Years
Human Anatomy
3 Credit(s)
Biochemistry
3 Credit(s)
Microbiology
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Chemistry (general)
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Organic Chemistry
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
3 Credit(s)
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)