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Grand Valley State University    
 
    
 
  Aug 17, 2017
 
2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Master of Physician Assistant Studies


Website: www.gvsu.edu/grad/mpas

Preprofessional Curriculum Course Requirements


  • One course in general biology
  • One course in general chemistry
  • One course in human genetics
  • One course in organic chemistry
  • One course in biochemistry*
  • One course in human anatomy*
  • One course in human physiology*
  • One course in statistics
  • One course in psychology
  • One course in microbiology
  • One course in physics

*This course must have been completed within the last five years or must be retaken. Applicants may also take higher level courses or competency examinations for credit. Waivers of the five-year rule may be granted on a case-by-case basis for candidates with documented academic excellence and appropriate clinical experience at the discretion of the admissions committee or the PAS program director.

Professional Curriculum Course Recommendations**


  • One course in medical ethics
  • One course in pharmacology
  • One course in pathophysiology
  • One course in nutrition
  • One course in computer science
  • One lab course in human cadaver anatomy

**These courses have been found beneficial for success in the program, but are not required to apply.

Professional Curriculum Course Requirements for the M.P.A.S. degree


Professional Level Curriculum


First Professional Year


Second Professional Year


Winter-Semester Five Credits: 12


 

Spring/Summer—Semester Six Credits: 12


Third Professional Year


Fall-Semester Seven Credits: 12


Total Professional Curriculum


103 Credits.

Physician Assistant Studies Program Description


Click here for the program description. 



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