Saint Joseph's University (Univ. of the Sciences)

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*Last updated August 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
01/15/2022
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
24
Start Month
August
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
103
Estimated Incoming Class Size
40

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 Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
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 information provided
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$100,000
Total Fees
Tuition includes fees

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Statistics
  • Organic Chemistry with lab or Biochemistry  with lab
  • Medical Terminology
  • Psychology
  • Biology I & II with labs
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II with labs
  • General Chemistry I  & II with lab
Required Shadowing
Not required
Required Health Care Experience
Not Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
350
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Academic Reference;PA;Other health care provider
Required Bachelor Degree
No
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
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
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The Mission of the University of the Sciences Physician Assistant Program is to educate future physician assistants with a foundation in primary care, with a focus on interprofessional healthcare and exposure to underserved and diverse populations.

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