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Program: Physician Assistant Studies (Postbaccalaureate MPAS)

Campus: Manchester/Worcester
Application Deadline: March 1
Program Start Date: Spring
Admission Contact: Worcester/Manchester counselors

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Prerequisites:

    Required:

  • Baccalaureate degree
  • Minimum overall 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale

    Recommended:

  • Science GPA above 3.2 on a 4.0 scale 
  • 250-500 hours of patient care experience
  • PA Shadowing
COURSE
SEMESTER HOURS

Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/laboratory

4

Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/laboratory

4

Microbiology w/laboratory

4

General Chemistry I w/laboratory

4

Organic Chemistry I w/laboratory

4

Biochemistry

3

Psychology

3

Statistics (See acceptable course substitutions below.)

3

Statistics course substitutions: Acceptable courses include basic statistics, biostatistics, psychological statistics, economic statistics

Prerequisites (as indicated above) must have been completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or better. Math and science courses must be completed no more than 10 years prior to the anticipated date of matriculation to MCPHS University.

Application Checklist:

*MCPHS University does not require GRE Scores.

MCPHS University also offers a traditional MPAS program on our Boston campus.