Master of Physician Assistant Studies Hybrid Program in Arizona
Learn about the admissions process for our Physician Assistant Hyprid Program.
In order to be considered for admission to the M.P.A.S. Hybrid Program, the applicant must provide documented evidence of having successfully completed the following:
- Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits, with lab)
- Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits, with lab)
- General chemistry I (4 credits, with lab)
- General chemistry II (4 credits, with lab)
- Organic chemistry OR Biochemistry (3 credits)
- Microbiology (4 credits, with lab)
- Statistics (3 credits)
- Biological science w/ lab (8 credits, with lab)
In addition, the following courses are recommended:
- Medical Terminology (1 credit)
- Psychology (3 credits)
- Genetics (3 credits)
- Immunology (3 credits)
Coursework must be recent (within the last 10 years). All prerequisite courses must be passed with a grade of "C" or better and be completed prior to matriculation. Applicants must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a science GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants may apply with up to two outstanding prerequisites, which must be completed prior to matriculation.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
All applicants who were born outside of the United States and who did not graduate from a United States high school will be required to submit internet-based TOEFL (iBT) scores with their application. A minimum total score of 100 (with at least 25 in each section) is required. The Educational Testing Service (ETS) code for submitting your score to CASPA is C981.
Applications are accepted only through the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA) at https://caspa.liaisoncas.com
All applications must be verified by December 1 for the following year, and will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications will be reviewed and ranked for consideration of an invitation for an interview.
No entrance examinations are required for admission to the program. Additional considerations: Academic & personal achievements, healthcare or patient experience, shadowing, volunteerism, leadership.