St. Ambrose University

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*Last updated March 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
11/01/2023
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
11/01/2023
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No
Deposit
$500
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
29
Start Month
June
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
8
Program Credit Hours
124
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
26
Male
4
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
1
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
1
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
28
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MPAS: Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
Yes
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes, with exceptions. Please visit the program's website.
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No
Special Tracks
Yes
Unique Program Features
Health science building for graduate healthscience programs and nursing consisting of simulation labs and technology to improve learning. Cadaver lab on main campus.
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$109,638
Total Fees
$1,120

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
No GPA minimum required

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Psychology
  • Statistics or Biostatistics
  • General Biology
  • Anatomy & Human Physiology with labs
  • General Chemistry with labs
  • Psychology or Sociology English Composition
Required Shadowing
Required
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
500
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
Yes
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Employee/Supervisor; Academic Reference (e.g. Teacher/Professor; Academic Advisor)
Required Bachelor Degree
No
Required Standardized Tests
Graduate Record Examinations (will not accept MCAT); Test of English Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
50
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
50
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
50

Mission Statement

The mission of the St. Ambrose University Physician Assistant Program is to prepare physician assistants to deliver high-quality patient-centered care with compassion and respect. The program provides a supportive environment to assist students as they develop into professionals with the knowledge and skills to contribute to the health and welfare of their communities.