Midwestern University (Glendale)

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*Last updated January 30th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
The Midwestern University Physician Assistant Program of Glendale is committed to educate and mentor students in a setting that cultivates excellence and prepares compassionate, competent physician assistants to serve in a changing healthcare environment.
Unique Program Features
Extensive Human Cadaver Labs, on-campus simulation labs, graduate medical school with no undergraduate affiliation
Curriculum Focus
Asynchronous Learning; Case-Based Learning; Collaborative or Team-Based Learning; Hybrid of Traditional or Case-Based Learning; Organ-Based/Systems-Based Learning; Problem-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MMS/MMSc: Master of Medical Science, MMS/MMSc-PA: Master of Medical Science in PA Studies
Program Length
24 Months
Start Month
June 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
90
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
No
Types of Interviews
Group Interview
Admission Type
Rolling - Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
10/01/2024
Deadline Requirement
Orange-Complete only: the application has been submitted, payment, all transcripts, and at least two evaluation letters must be received by CASPA by the posted deadline.

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$128,366
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$500
Refundable Seat Deposit
Yes, partially refundable

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
68
Male
22
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
16
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
8
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
62
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
2
Types of References Required
No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Recommended but 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
500
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No information provided
Other Paid Health Care
No information provided
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Recommended but not required
Shadowing a Physician
Recommended but not required
Shadowing other health care provider
Recommended but not required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Recommended but not required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
Yes
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
Yes

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
No Requirement
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Organic Chemistry
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
English
6 Credit(s)
Math (algebra)
3 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)
Behavioral Sciences
3 Credit(s)