Mary Baldwin University (Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences)

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*Last updated January 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
10/01/2023
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
10/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$2,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
January
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
122
Estimated Incoming Class Size
40

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
-
Male
-
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
-
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPA: Master of Science Physician Assistant
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
No
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
Fully accredited by ARC-PA; interprofessional curricular focus means classroom prep for the real world; 96-100% first-time PANCE pass rates 2018-2022; clinic experience in first semester; 1000+ clinic contracts nationwide; eight 6-week rotations for 2000 hours; on-campus simulation lab; state-of-the-art classrooms, labs, and research spaces; community involvement; small class sizes; peer and faculty mentors, engaged alumni network; articulation agreements for guaranteed interviews
Support for Veterans
<strong>Clinical partnerships</strong>: Partnerships with veteran organizations for rotations.;<strong>Yellow Ribbon program</strong>: Institutional participation in the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/yellow_ribbon/yellow_ribbon_info_schools.asp">Yellow Ribbon Schools program</a>;a university-funded scholarship program for veterans.
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$89,010
Total Fees
$1,650

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
No GPA minimum required

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Chemistry with lab
  • Medical Terminology
  • Psychology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab I & II
  • Organic Chemistry I with lab or Biochemistry
  • Biology  with lab
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
Yes
Required References
No restrictions
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
Other;Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT);Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL);please specify test:
Other Standardized Tests
Casper
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
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
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The Program's mission is to academically and clinically prepare students for PA practice as compassionate, effective, qualified clinicians able to serve in a variety of medical specialty areas and settings in collaboration with licensed physicians. This is accomplished in an environment promoting diversity along with respect for self and others. The Program is committed to leadership, interprofessional education, and collaborative practice. This mission is realized in a dynamic and holistic learning environment dedicated to critical reasoning, engaged learning and scholarship, and innovative teaching with a strong commitment to service, especially for those in underserved or disadvantaged areas. Veritably, the Program holds that the primary goal of medical training is service to humanity.