Palm Beach Atlantic University

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*Last updated January 30th, 2023

General Information

Mission Statement
The Mission of PBA PA medicine is to develop PA's whom patients seek because of their compassion, spirituality, knowledge and servant leadership.
Unique Program Features
PBA’s new PA Medicine is preparing to be an innovative program, focusing on providing medical services to diverse populations. PBA is a faith-based institution that focuses on servant leadership and community outreach. The curriculum for the program will be a mixture of lectures, small groups, team-based and problem-based learning. PBA is planning a completely new facility for the PA program close to affordable housing and will contain new classrooms, labs, technology, and OSCE lab.
Curriculum Focus
Collaborative or Team-Based Learning; Early Clinical Exposure; 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
Program Length
27 Months
Start Month
August 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
No information provided
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
Traditional Interview; 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
03/01/2024
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
$95,000
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$1,000
Refundable Seat Deposit
Yes, for emergencies only

Matriculants

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

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
-
Male
-
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
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
PA
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT); Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Healthcare Experience
No, not required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No Requirement
Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Recommended but not required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Recommended but not required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
500
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No Requirement
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
Yes
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
7 Years
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
Organic Chemistry
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s), Lab Required
Psychology
3 Credit(s)