Marshall University

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*Last updated January 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
10/01/2023
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
10/01/2023
Supplemental Application Fee
$40
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
28
Start Month
January
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
122
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
16
Male
9
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
1
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
23
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MMS/MMSc: Master of Medical Science
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
Human Anatomy Cadaver Dissection Lab; Rural Health Grant; Dedicated Orthopedic Rotation; Dedicated Cardiology Rotation; Dedicated Rural Health Rotation; Affiliated with Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine; Early Clinical Experience at a VA Medical Center
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
No information provided
Non-Resident Tuition
No information provided

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Shadowing
Recommended
Required Health Care Experience
Not Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Not 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
No information provided
Required References
No restrictions
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
No information provided
Other Standardized Tests
GRE or MCAT
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
152
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
55
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
51
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
150
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
38

Mission Statement

The Marshall University Physician Assistant Program is dedicated to providing high-quality medical education to develop a competent physician assistant workforce to meet needs in primary and specialty care. Graduates of our program will contribute to the quality of life in their communities and regions through excellent health care. Building upon this foundation, we strive to fulfill the need for care in rural underserved areas and to engage our physician assistants in lifelong learning in an academic community that promotes diversity.

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