University of Colorado

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
09/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
09/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$55
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
33
Start Month
July
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
9
Program Credit Hours
135
Estimated Incoming Class Size
44

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
40
Male
4
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
1
Asian
4
Black or African American
2
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
8
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
29
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPA: Master of Science Physician Assistant
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
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
No information provided
Total Fees
No information provided

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Statistics
  • Psychology
  • Chemistry I & II with lab
  • Biology with labs and to include Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • General Genetics
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Recommended
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Recommended
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
No information provided
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
One reference must be from someone with/for whom the applicant has worked/volunteered in a healthcare setting.
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;CASPer
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The mission of the Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program is to provide comprehensive physician assistant education in primary care across the lifespan, with expanded training in pediatrics and care of the medically underserved.

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