Mercer University

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
04/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
04/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$25
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
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
128
Estimated Incoming Class Size
70

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
20.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
8.0
Black or African American
2.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
5.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
84.0
Distance Campuses
Yes
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's of Public Health (MPH) as part of a dual Master's degree program
Type of Masters
MHS: Master of Health Science; MMS/MMSc: Master of Medical Science; MPH: Master of Public Health
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
Yes
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Veteran faculty
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$85,722
Total Fees
$6,050

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
2.90

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Statistics
  • English Composition
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry I with lab
  • Introductory psychology
  • General chemistry I & II with lab
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab I & II
  • General Biology I & II with lab
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
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
PA
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
155
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4.5
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
155
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies is to educate patient-centered medical providers of the highest quality who are critical thinkers, leaders, and lifelong learners.

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