Any degree from a US accredited College or University. Must have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
|The minimum GPA for each prerequisite course is 2.7 (equal to a B - letter grade)|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology (A and P) with Lab||Can be accomplished as separate classes|
(Anatomy and Physiology)
|2 semesters or 3 quarters|
|General Biology with Lab||General Biology course designed for Biology majors. Anatomy and Physiology cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.||1 semester or 2 quarters|
|Additional Biology with Lab||Biology course designed for Biology majors||1 semester or 2 quarters|
|Microbiology with Lab||Microbiology course designed for Biology majors||1 semester or 2 quarters|
|General Chemistry with Lab||General Chemistry course designed for Chemistry majors||1 semester or 2 quarters|
|Additional Chemistry with Lab||Chemistry course designed for Chemistry majors||1 semester or 2 quarters|
|Organic Chemistry with Lab||Organic Chemistry course designed for Chemistry majors||1 semester or 2 quarters|
|Statistics||Business Statistics not accepted||1 course|
|Psychology||A 100-level or higher introductory or abnormal psychology course||1 Course|
|Medical Terminology||In certain circumstances this will be waived||1 Course|
Note: (1) Survey courses do not meet the prerequisite requirements (usually a 100 or 101 class). (2) Applicants may be “conditionally” accepted with up to two prerequisites pending; however, all the coursework must be completed by September 1 before the matriculation date. (3) The PA program does not accept transfer credit from other PA programs. (4) All degree and prerequisite requirements must come from a US regionally accredited institution.
Under no circumstances will applicants be allowed to begin the Physician Assistant Studies Program if the required courses or bachelor degree are not completed by September 1 prior to the program start date.