Southern California University of Health Sciences

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*Last updated March 27th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
Our program will prepare students to participate in integrative healthcare teams and deliver healthcare with a primary care focus to a diverse population by providing evidence-based instruction.
Unique Program Features
Integrative medicine focus, hybrid program
Curriculum Focus
Collaborative or Team-Based Learning; Organ-Based/Systems-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MSPA: Master of Science Physician Assistant
Program Length
28 Months
Start Month
September 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
50
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
Yes
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
No
Types of Interviews
Traditional 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
01/15/2025
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
$115,710
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$1,000
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
Yes
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
No information provided
International Applicants Accepted
No
Support for Veterans
Yellow Ribbon program: Institutional participation in the Yellow Ribbon Schools program;a university-funded scholarship program for veterans.

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
42
Male
8
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
3
Asian
22
Black or African American
4
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
16
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
-
White
27
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
149
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
3.7
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
148

GRE Average Percentiles

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
42
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
43
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
33

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
3
Types of References Required
No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
No GPA minimum required
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Yes, required
Hours Needed
2000
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No Requirement
Paid Health Care
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
No information provided
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No information provided
Other Paid Health Care
Recommended but not required
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Recommended but 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
Yes

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
7 Years
Human Anatomy
4 Credit(s)
Microbiology
4 Credit(s)
Chemistry (general)
8 Credit(s)
Human Physiology
4 Credit(s)
Medical Terminology
1 Credit(s)
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
English
3 Credit(s)
Math (algebra)
2 Credit(s)
Psychology
3 Credit(s)
Sociology
3 Credit(s)