Missouri State University (formerly SWMS)

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*Last updated September 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
07/15/2022
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$500
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
24
Start Month
January
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
6
Program Credit Hours
87
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
8.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
2.0
Black or African American
1.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
2.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
27.0
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Special admission consideration;Veteran faculty
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$30,450
Non-Resident Tuition
$58,290

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Statistics
  • Chemistry
  • Social Sciences
  • Life Sciences to include
Required Shadowing
Not required
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
500
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
500
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Academic Reference;PA;Physician;Other health care provider;Employer/supervisor;Personal attributes
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
GRE (will accept MCAT);TOEFL
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
151
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
151
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive metropolitan system with a statewide mission in public affairs, whose purpose is to develop educated persons. The University's identity is distinguished by its public affairs mission, which entails a campus-wide commitment to foster expertise and responsibility in ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement.

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