Samuel Merritt University

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
09/01/2022
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$350
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
September
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
88
Estimated Incoming Class Size
44

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
Yes
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MPA: Master of Physician Assistant
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
Yes
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;SOC member;Yellow Ribbon program
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$109,184
Total Fees
$790

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
2.80
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
No GPA minimum required

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry I with lab
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  • Biology Elective
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
1000
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
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
3
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
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 Master Physician Assistant Department at Samuel Merritt University strives to serve the University and the medical community by preparing graduates who are interdependent medical providers, demonstrate commitment to the community and the profession through active leadership, manifest critical and creative thinking, utilize effective communication skills, and who possess the educational foundation for continued growth and development in a changing world of diverse cultures.

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