University of South Alabama

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
10/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
10/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$500
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
May
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
121
Estimated Incoming Class Size
60

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
-
Male
-
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MHS: Master of Health Science
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
Yes
Accept Transfer Students
No information provided
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Yellow Ribbon program
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$56,265
Non-Resident Tuition
$131,164

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • math
  • Statistics
  • General Microbiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • General Psychology
  • General chemistry I & II with lab
  • Biology with lab
  • Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry
  • Human Anatomy & Human Physiology I & II
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
PA;Physician
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
152
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
151
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of South Alabama Physician Assistant Program is to educate compassionate and competent individuals from diverse backgrounds to become highly qualified physician assistants in accordance with the highest professional standards to provide a broad spectrum of preventative and curative healthcare to patients in various communities and clinical settings with physician supervision including underserved populations in Alabama both rural and urban. The emphasis of the program is one of primary care, including a broad foundation in the medical and surgical specialties.

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