Towson University CCBC - Essex

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*Last updated January 30th, 2024

General Information

Mission Statement
Our PA Program educates and empowers resilient graduates to practice collaborative, evidence-based medicine in the ever-changing and diverse health care environment.
Unique Program Features
1. Interprofessional activities with nursing, occupational therapy, psychology 2. Simulation lab 3. Participation in Institute for Healthcare Open School
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
MPAS: Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Program Length
26 Months
Start Month
June 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
26
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
Panel Interview
Admission Type
Regular - All applications are reviewed once the set deadline has passed

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
08/01/2024
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.
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
08/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$45
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Tuition
No information provided
Resident Tuition
$49,396
Non-Resident Tuition
$102,214
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$900
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

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

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
16
Male
6
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
3
Black or African American
3
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
15
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
No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
Recommended, but 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
Not Required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Not Required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
800
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No Requirement
Other Paid Health Care
No information provided
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
No
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
10 Years
Human Anatomy
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Biochemistry
3 Credit(s)
Microbiology
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Medical Terminology
2 Credit(s)
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
Humanities
3 Credit(s)