Courses required for admissions

Prerequisite courses information

To help prepare you for coursework in the Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program, you must complete the required courses listed below before admission.

At time of application, you may have one, yet-to-be-completed course. This outstanding course must be finished before starting the program.

Reading the fine print

For prerequisites to count toward the MPAS admission requirement, there are some details you must know. 

Earning the grade

The required courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher. In some cases, an official course description or syllabus may be requested to ensure the course you completed aligns with the required MPAS prerequisites.

If you have an outstanding prerequisite course, it too must be completed with a grade of C or higher. A final transcript indicating successful completion of the prerequisite is required prior to matriculation into the program.

Getting the credits

All courses, except for Medical Terminology, must be at least three credit hours. Online courses are accepted for science courses with labs, though in-person labs are recommended.