PA Program Prerequisites for PA Students and Second Degree Applicants

Prerequisites for the BS/MS PA Program

Coursework:

Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II 

General Chemistry I & II

Organic Chemistry I

Medical Ethics or Medical Anthropology

Biostatistics and Experimental Design or Statistics

Two units selected from the following:

  • Microbiology
  • General Pathology
  • Genetics

Community Outreach:

  • Minimum of 25 hours per semester of health related community outreach activities (minimum total of 100 hours)

GPA Requirements:

Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher

Science GPA of 3.0 or higher

Semester GPA of 3.0 or higher

Grade of C+ or above on prerequisite courses