MGH Institute of Health Professions

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*Last updated January 30th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program (MPAS) at MGH Institute of Health Professions prepares PA graduates to provide highly competent medical care as members and leaders of interprofessional teams by cultivating and upholding compassion, equity, and justice.
Unique Program Features
Team Based Learning (TBL), on campus simulation lab, cadaver lab at Harvard Med school, IMPACT center
Curriculum Focus
Collaborative or Team-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MPAS: Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Program Length
25 Months
Start Month
September 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
50
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
Traditional Interview
Admission Type
Regular - All applications are reviewed once the set deadline has passed

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
09/01/2024
Deadline Requirement
Green-Verified: the application has been submitted, payment, all transcripts, and at least two evaluation letters must be received by CASPA by the posted deadline, and the application has a verified status, meaning all GPAs have been calculated by CASPA.

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$118,300
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$500
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
Yes
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
Yes
International Applicants Accepted
Yes
International Application Link
Support for Veterans
No information provided

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
44
Male
5
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
1

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
6
Black or African American
2
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
30
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided

GRE Average Percentiles

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
3
Types of References Required
Employee/Supervisor; No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
1000
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Not Required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Recommended but not required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
1000
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No information provided
Other Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Not Required
Shadowing a Physician
Not Required
Shadowing other health care provider
Not Required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Not Required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
No
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
No Requirement
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Biology (general)
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Microbiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Chemistry (general)
8 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)