University of Pittsburgh

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
11/01/2021
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
24
Start Month
January
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
6
Program Credit Hours
82
Estimated Incoming Class Size
48

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
34
Male
10
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
13.0
Black or African American
6.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
0.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
41.0
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
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$90,936
Non-Resident Tuition
$108,076

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology with lab
  • Statistics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Biology I & II with lab
  • Chemistry I & II
  • Human Anatomy & Human Physiology I & II or 1 Semester of Human Anatomy and 1 Semester of Human Physiology
  • English Composition/writing
  • Upper level Chemistry with lab
  • Introduction Psychology
  • Upper level Psychology
Required Shadowing
No information provided
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;Employer/supervisor;Character Reference
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL
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 Physician Assistant Studies Program is to develop highly qualified Physician Assistants who will serve as collaborative leaders in patient care, professional service and advocacy for all populations.

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