University of Arkansas

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*Last updated September 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
11/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
11/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$40
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$300
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
28
Start Month
May
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
128
Estimated Incoming Class Size
40

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
80%
Male
20%
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
2.0
Black or African American
4.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
1.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
83%
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Clinical partnerships
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
No information provided
Total Fees
$10,195

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Organic Chemistry I with lab
  • General Psychology
  • General chemistry I & II with lab
  • General Biology I & II with labs
  • Human Anatomy & Human Physiology with labs,Genetics
  • Biostatistics or Statistics
Required Shadowing
Not required
Required Health Care Experience
Not 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
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Academic Reference;PA;Employer/supervisor
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
151
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
0.1
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
3.95
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
0.1
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
151
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
0.1

Mission Statement

The mission of the UAMS PA program is to produce PA graduates who will practice transformative patient-and family-centered care with the highest professional standards in any community by: Embracing cultural diversity, Collaborating effectively with all members of the health care team, Contributing to the PA profession through leadership, education, and service

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