Nova Southeastern University, Fort Myers

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
12/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
01/15/2021
Supplemental Application Fee
$50
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
June
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
144
Estimated Incoming Class Size
53

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
10.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
1.0
Black or African American
1.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
4.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
47.0
Distance Campuses
Yes
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MMS/MMSc: Master of Medical Science
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
$86,154
Total Fees
$1,085

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Medical Terminology
  • Biochemistry
  • Social Sciences
  • English
  • College Math
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  • General Chemistry I &II with lab
  • General Biology or Zoology with lab
  • Humanities/Arts
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Recommended
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Recommended
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
Yes
Required References
Health care professional
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
54
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
57
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
42

Mission Statement

In keeping with the principles of both Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences (CHCS) mission statements, the NSU Physician Assistant (PA) Program Fort Myers endeavors to: provide an educational experience that emphasizes primary medical care; provide health care experiences in medically underserved communities; prepare students for lifelong learning; prepare students for leadership roles; produce PAs who uphold the tenets of professionalism; enable graduates to demonstrate competency and skill in a variety of clinical and cultural settings.

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