University of Alabama at Birmingham

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*Last updated January 26th, 2023

General Information

Mission Statement
The mission of the UAB Physician Assistant Studies Program is to provide qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and judgment needed to assist physicians in the care of patients in surgical, acute-care, and medical settings.
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Curriculum Focus
Early Clinical Exposure; 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
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Program Length
27 Months
Start Month
August 2025
Estimated Incoming Class Size
80
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Types of Interviews
No information provided
Admission Type
No information provided

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
No information provided
Application Deadline
08/01/2022
Deadline Requirement
Green-Verified only
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
08/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$75
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Tuition
No information provided
Resident Tuition
$65,780
Non-Resident Tuition
$156,745
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$300
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
No information provided
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
No information provided
International Applicants Accepted
Yes
Support for Veterans
Special admission consideration;Yellow Ribbon program

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
53
Male
18
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
1.7%
Black or African American
9%
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
52%
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
54
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
56
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
39

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
3
Types of References Required
Employer/supervisor; Any health care provider
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
TOEFL; GRE
Healthcare Experience
Recommended
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No Requirement
Paid Health Care
No information provided
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
No information provided
Paid Direct Patient Care
No information provided
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
No information provided
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
No information provided
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No Requirement
Other Paid Health Care
No information provided
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
No information provided
Shadowing a Physician
No information provided
Shadowing other health care provider
No information provided
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
No information provided
Virtual Health Care Accepted
No information provided
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No information provided

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
No information provided