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Physician Assistant Dual Admission Program

Dual Admission – Physician Assistant

Bachelor's Degree and Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Degree

The physician assistant degree is a six-year program in which students will receive a bachelor's degree and a master of medical science (M.M.S.) in Physician Assistant. Candidates will follow a prescribed four-year course of study in any undergraduate major and 27 months of training in the PA program at the College of Health Care Sciences.

Degrees: Bachelor's Degree and Master of Medical Science (M.M.S.) in Physician Assistant
Years to Complete 4+27 months
ACT/SAT and GPA 25/1150 and 3.5
Student Type Day
Years Math
Years Science
Years English
Required Courses: 2 SCIENCE + 1 MATH Biology*, Chemistry, Algebra II
Preadmission Interview Yes (Shark Preview Competition Weekend)
Dual Admission Deadline Fall 2017 : February 1, 2017
Major / Course Reqs. Any bachelor's degree, prescribed program prerequisites will be communicated upon admission.
Cumulative GPA 3.2
Science GPA 3.2
Minimum Grade in each Prerequisite Course C
Required Test Score GRE - No less than the mean score of the previous year's entering class in each component.
Graduate Application Yes
Degree Required Yes
Credits Required 120

Transfer students are not eligible to apply to the Health and Medical Professions dual admission programs. Only students coming to NSU in the fall semester as freshmen first time in college applicants are eligible to apply.  

Calculation of cumulative and science GPA for the purpose of program eligibility for dual admission will not reflect the "grade forgiveness/repeated courses" policy, all grades for retaken courses will be included.

Final determination of admission into the professional program is at the discretion of the receiving college.

*Trigonometry, Probability and Statistics, IB Math Analysis, and Functions may be substituted for Pre-Calculus