Master of Physician Assistant

Wichita State University (WSU)
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
January August
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 25,362

Entry Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or demonstrate intent to complete a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution by the spring semester prior to entering the PA program;
  • All Core Science Prerequisites must be completed at the time of application with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and a grade of C- or higher in each course. Other Prerequisites may be in progress at the time of application, but must be completed by the spring semester with a grade of C- or higher prior to entering the PA program;
  • Have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • Complete an on-site interview assessing academic potential, commitment to the profession and communication skills;
  • Must meet Academic and Technical Standards for Physician Assistant students.

Note: Health care experience (direct patient care) is strongly preferred but not required.

Curriculum

Prerequisite Courses

  • Hours of Chemistry
  • Hours of Biology to include Microbiology w/ Lab
  • Prerequisite Courses
  • Hours of Human Anatomy and Physiology w/ Lab

Other Prerequisites

  • General Psychology (or higher level)
  • Medical Terminology
  • Statistics

Professional Curriculum - First/Didactic Year

  • Clinical Anatomy
  • Professional Issues
  • Medical History & Physical Exam 
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Clinical Medicine Cardiology 
  • Preventative Medicine 
  • Clinical Behavioral Medicine 
  • Clinical Medicine Dermatology
  • Clinical Medicine EENT 
  • Applied Clinical Pharmacology 
  • Research Methods for Evidence-based practice
  • Clinical Medicine Pulmonolgy
  • Clinical Medicine Gastroenterology
  • Clinical Medicine OB/GYN
  • Clinical Medicine Endocrinology 
  • Clinical Medicine Musculoskeletal 
  • Clinical Medicine Neurology
  • Applied Clinical Practice
  • Pharmacologic Management of Acute and Chronic Diseases
  • Interprofessional Evidence-Based Practice

Second/Clinical/Research Year

  • Clinical Medicine Genitourinary Renal 
  • Clinical Skills 
  • Advanced Clinical Rotation I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII & VIII
  • Directed Study in Research I
  •  Experiential Learning
  • Directed Study in Research II 

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