Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

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*Last updated October 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
01/15/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
01/15/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$30
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$750
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
July
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
92
Estimated Incoming Class Size
45

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
82%
Male
18%
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
47%
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MPAS: Master of 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
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$32,739
Non-Resident Tuition
$62,739

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Genetics
  • General Biology with lab
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab
  • General Chemistry I a& II with lab
  • Organic Chemistry I & II with lab
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
No information provided
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Academic Reference;PA;Physician;Employer/supervisor
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE;CASPer
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
151
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
151
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Master in Physician Assistant Studies program prepares a diverse, dynamic workforce of competent and compassionate graduate-level health care professionals who are qualified to practice collaboratively in primary care and specialty interprofessional teams, serve their communities, and advance the physician assistant profession.

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