University of Maryland Baltimore Physician Assistant Program

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*Last updated November 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
09/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
09/30/2019
Supplemental Application Fee
$25
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$500
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
25
Start Month
April
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
116
Estimated Incoming Class Size
40

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
14.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
11.0
Black or African American
5.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
1.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
21.0
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
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
Yes
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Veteran scholarships;Clinical partnerships;Special admission consideration;Yellow Ribbon program
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$50,522
Non-Resident Tuition
$60,412

GPA Requirements

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

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Statistics
  • Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • General Microbiology with lab
  • General Chemistry or Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry with lab
  • Introduction to Psychology or Developmental Psychology
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
1400
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Academic Reference;PA;Physician;Other health care provider
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
155
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
67
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
4
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
75
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
149
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
45

Mission Statement

Promote excellence in education to foster the development of competent, ethical and compassionate primary care providers. Together we value diversity, lifelong learning, research, and scholarship. To accomplish this mission, emphasis is placed on both academics and professionalism. Our students are expected to exemplify the virtues of integrity, honesty, respect, and ethical behavior.