University of Pittsburgh – Hybrid Program

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*Last updated January 18th, 2023

General Information

Mission Statement
The mission of the Physician Assistant Studies Hybrid Program is to develop highly qualified Physician Assistants who will serve as collaborative leaders in patient care, professional service and advocacy for all populations.
Unique Program Features
Hybrid Learning Environment, 3 weeks of On-Campus Immersion Experiences
Curriculum Focus
Asynchronous Learning; Collaborative or Team-Based Learning; Hybrid of Traditional or Case-Based Learning; Organ-Based/Systems-Based Learning; Problem-Based Learning
Credentials Offered
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Doctorate Degree Offered
No information provided
Type of Masters Degree
MS: Master of Science
Program Length
24 Months
Start Month
January 2024
Estimated Incoming Class Size
100
Part-time Option
No
Distance Learning
Yes
On-Campus Housing
No
Required Onsite Interview
No
Types of Interviews
Traditional Interview; Group Interview; Multiple Mini Interview (MMI); Scenario Room
Admission Type
Rolling - Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis

CASPA & Deadlines

CASPA Member
Yes
Upcoming CASPA Cycle
Yes
Application Deadline
11/01/2023
Deadline Requirement
Green-Verified: the application has been submitted, payment, all transcripts, and at least two evaluation letters must be received by CASPA by the posted deadline, and the application has a verified status, meaning all GPAs have been calculated by CASPA.

Tuition & Deposits

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Tuition
$99,998
Seat Deposit
Yes
Seat Deposit Cost
$1,000
Refundable Seat Deposit
No

Matriculants

Out of State Students Accepted
Yes
Transfer Students Accepted
No
DACA Status Applicants Considered
No information provided
International Applicants Accepted
No
Support for Veterans
No information provided

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
82
Male
17
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
1

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
11
Black or African American
16
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
8
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
52
Other
-

GRE Average Scores

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided

GRE Average Percentiles

Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Requirements

Minimum Number of Reference Letters Required
3
Types of References Required
Employee/Supervisor; Academic Reference (e.g. Teacher/Professor; Academic Advisor); No restrictions
Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Prereq GPA Required
3.00
Standardized Test(s) Required
None
Healthcare Experience
No, not required
Hours Needed
No information provided
Time Limit in Which To Complete Experience
No information provided
Paid Health Care
Not Required
Volunteer/Community Service Health Care
Not Required
Paid Direct Patient Care
Required
Volunteer Direct Patient Care
Required
Direct Patient Care Hours Needed
500
Direct Patient Care Time Limit
No Requirement
Other Paid Health Care
Not Required
Other Volunteer Health Care
No information provided
Shadowing a PA
Recommended but not required
Shadowing a Physician
Not Required
Shadowing other health care provider
Not Required
Clinical and/or non-clinical research
Not Required
Virtual Health Care Accepted
No
Virtual Shadowing Accepted
No

Prerequisites

Prereq time limit
No Requirement
Human Anatomy
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Microbiology
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Organic Chemistry
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Human Physiology
3 Credit(s), Lab Required
Medical Terminology
1 Credit(s)
Statistics
3 Credit(s)
English
6 Credit(s)
Psychology
6 Credit(s)