University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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*Last updated September 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
11/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
12/01/2019
Supplemental Application Fee
$45
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,500
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
28
Start Month
August
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
9
Program Credit Hours
120
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
2.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
1.0
Asian
1.0
Black or African American
8.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
2.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
2.0
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MMS/MMSc: Master of Medical Science
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
$47,058
Total Fees
$10,382

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Medical Terminology
  • Psychology
  • Organic Chemistry I with lab
  • Biology with lab
  • Human Anatomy & Human Physiology with labs
  • General Chemistry I/ Biochemistry with lab
Required Shadowing
Required
Required Health Care Experience
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
PA
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
144.75
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
3.63
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
145.88
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The Physician Assistant Department is a master degree granting educational program of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). As a component of the 1890 Land Grant University, it is committed to providing equal opportunity, especially to those of multicultural backgrounds. The program promotes health and wellness through the provision of quality primary care health education, in a diverse environment that values the discovery of knowledge, the development and dissemination, and practical application of that knowledge through community outreach and service. The department aims to educate and prepare competent and socially conscious clinical professionals to provide holistic, ethical, and compassionate care to meet the needs of diverse communities in local, state, national and global environments.

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