The Master of Physician Assistant (PA) program at Wichita State University offers a vigorous 26-month graduate program that prepares students to function as generalists, who possess a wide array of knowledge in primary care. Students in this program are required to demonstrate a range of physical, cognitive and behavioral abilities and skills necessary to perform successfully in various clinical situations.
During the course of this program, students are trained and educated to serve where healthcare need is greatest; this includes underserved populations, in rural areas, and with minorities and older adults.
|Program Entry Point||Summer|
|Program Length||26-months; 1st year didactic and 2nd year clinical rotation|
|Study Plan Options||Full-time, lock step, Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.|
|CASPA Application Deadline||Complete and Verified by October 1st|
|Minimum GPA to apply||3.00 and a science prerequisite GPA of 3.00 and above|
|Average GPA of applicants||3.50|
|Average GPA of accepted students||3.60|
|Average age range of students||26-40 years old|
|Examinations||Not required: GRE (Graduate Record Examination)|
Bachelor’s degree in any field + program prerequisites
|Professional Certification(s) and License(s) needed to practice||
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)