Mercyhurst University

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
12/01/2022
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,200
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
24
Start Month
May
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
6
Program Credit Hours
97
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
24
Male
6
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

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
-
White
-
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
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
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Veteran scholarships
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$96,903
Total Fees
$9,810

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Statistics
  • Genetics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Biology with lab
  • Anatomy with Lab
  • Physiology with lab
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
200
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
No information provided
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 information provided
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
149.6
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
44.4
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4.05
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
59
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
146.9
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
37.7

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies (DPAS) is to prepare students with the highest quality academic and clinical training. The program will prepare physician assistants to be leaders in the profession, proficient in meeting the challenges of healthcare, while providing compassionate, quality care to the diverse communities in which they serve.

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