MY PA TRINING

Unless noted by a * or **, the programs listed below are fully ARC-PA accredited, and their information is up to date as of 1/20/13.

A = Associate’s Degree    B = Bachelor’s Degree    C = Certificate   M = Master’s Degree  * = Accreditation – Provisional (the program is expected to be fully accredited in the near future and may admit students)  ** = Accreditation-Probationary (the program’s accreditation is in jeopardy and may be withdrawn if it does not make the necessary changes by its next review.  This probation period is limited to 2 years.

 

Arcadia University

Physician Assistant Program
Brubaker Hall, Health Science Center
450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA  19038-3295
(215) 572-2888
Email: daysc@arcadia.edu
Website: http://www.arcadia.edu/academic/default.aspx?id=425
GRE or MCAT required; TOEFL required for international students
Credentials Awarded:  M (2-year program), Dual Masters PA/MPH (3-year program)
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: December 1
No supplemental application

 

Chatham University (** probationary, see above)

Physician Assistant Program
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA  15232
(412) 365-2988
Email: gradadmissions@chatham.edu
Website: http://www.chatham.edu/departments/healthmgmt/graduate/pa/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: October 1
No supplemental application
[Also see Puerto Rico Cohort for Chatham University]

 

DeSales University

Physician Assistant Program
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA  18034-9568
(610) 282-1100, x1
Email: gradadmissions@desales.edu
Website: http://www.desales.edu/physicianassistant/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE, waived with MCAT of 28 or higher; TOEFL required for international students
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: January 15
Supplemental application required (free)

 

Drexel University – Hanemann

PA Program
College of Nursing and Health Professions
1505 Race Street, 8th Floor, MS 504
Philadelphia, PA  19102-1192
(215) 762-7135
Email: paadmissions@drexel.edu
Website: http://www.drexel.edu/cnhp/physician_assistant/masters_about.asap
Credentials Awarded: C, M
GRE not required; TOEFL required for international students
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: October 1
No supplemental application

 

Duquesne University

Department of Physician Assistant
John G. Rangos, Sr., School of Health Sciences
418 Health Sciences Building
Pittsburgh, PA  15282
(800) 456-0590
Email: admissions@duq.edu
Website: http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/health-sciences/academic-programs/physician-assistant
Credentials Awarded: B, M combined
GRE not required; ACT/SAT required
Does not participate in CASPA
Application deadline: December 1
No supplemental application

 

Gannon University

Physician Assistant Program
Morosky College of Health Professions and Sciences
109 University Square
Erie, PA  16541-0001
(814) 871-5643
Email: admissions@gannon.edu
Website: http://www.gannon.edu/departmental/pa/default.asp
TOEFL and TSE (Test of Spoken English) required for international students
Credentials Awarded: 5-year B+M
SAT or ACT required
Does not participate in CASPA
Application deadline: November 1
No supplemental application

 

King’s College

Department of Physician Assistant Studies
133 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711
(570) 208-5858
(888) KINGS-PA
Email: jamesanderson@kings.edu
Website: http://www.kings.edu/academics/undergraduate_majors/physicianassistant
Credentials Awarded: 5-year B+M combined, or 2-year M only
GRE not required; TOEFL required for international students
CASPA participating program
Application deadline: October 1
No supplemental application

 

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Physician Assistant Program
432 Railroad Street
Lock Haven, PA  17745
(570) 484-2929
Email: asmith7@lhup.edu
Website: http://gradprograms.lhup.edu/pa
Credentials Awarded: C, M
GRE required
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: November 1
No supplemental application
Multiple campuses: Lock Haven University Main Campus, Clearfield Branch Campus, Dixonn University Center Campus in Harrisburg, PA, and Charles Cole Memorial Campus in Coudersport, PA.

 

Marywood University

Physician Assistant Program
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA  18509
(570) 348-6298
Email: paprogram@marywood.edu
Website: http://www.marywood.edu/pa-program
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: November 1
No supplemental application

 

Misericordia University (* provisional, see above)

Physician Assistant Program
301 Lake Street
Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612
(570) 674-3061
Email: smassey@misericordia.edu or dbrown@misericordia.edu
Website: http://www.misericordia.edu/misericordia_pg.cfm?page_id=990&subcat_id=108
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required
CASPA Participating Program
Application Deadline: March 1
No Supplemental Application

 

Pennsylvania College of Technology

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 326-3761 / 1-800-367-9222
Email: none available; use contact page (click)
Website: http://www.pct.edu/schools/hs/pa/bpa.asp
Credentials awarded: B
GRE not required; SAT or ACT required
Does not participate in CASPA
Application deadline: January 15
No supplemental application

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Department of Physician Assistant Studies
4190 City Avenue, Rowland Hall
Philadelphia, PA  19131
(215) 871-6772
(800) 999-6998
Email: PAadmissions@pcom.edu
Website: http://www.pcom.edu/Academic_Programs/aca_pa/Degree_Programs_Physician_Assi/degree_programs_physician_assi.html
Credentials Awarded: C, M
GRE not required
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: December 1
Supplemental application required ($50)

 

Philadelphia University

Physician Assistant Studies Program
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19144
(215) 951-2908
Email: paprogram@philau.edu
Website: http://www.philau.edu/paprogram/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required; TOEFL required for international students
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline:  October 1
No supplemental application

 

 Saint Francis University – Pennsylvania

Master of Physician Assistant Sciences – Graduate Admit
117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto, PA  15940-0600
(814) 472-3020
Email: pa@francis.edu
Website: http://www.francis.edu/BEAPA
Credentials Awarded: M
TOEFL required for international students
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: October 1
No supplemental application

 

Salus University

Physician Assistant Program
8360 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA  19027
(215) 780-1515
(800) 824-6262
Email: admissions@salus.edu
Website: http://www.salus.edu/physicianAssistant/
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: December 1
No supplemental application

 

Seton Hill University

Physician Assistant Program
One Seton Hill Drive
Greensburg, PA  15601
(724) 838-4209
Email: gadmit@setonhill.edu
Website: http://paprogram.setonhill.edu
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE not required; TOEFL required for international students
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline: January 15
No supplemental application

 

University of Pittsburgh

Physician Assistant Program
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Physician Assistant Studies
3010 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA  15238
(412) 624-6743
Email: dopacic@pitt.edu
Website: http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/pa
Credentials Awarded: M
GRE required; TOEFL required for international students
CASPA Participating Program
Application deadline:  November 1
No supplemental application

 

University of Sciences of Pennsylvania (* provisional, see above)

Physician Assistant Program
600 South 43rd Street, Box 27
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 596-8800
Email:paprogram@usciences.edu
Website: http://www.physicianassistant.usciences.edu/
Credentials awarded: B of Health Sciences after completion of year I of the graduate program.  Completion of the graduate program confers a M degree.GRE not required; TOEFL or IELTS required for students for whom English is a second language.
Does not participate in CASPA
Application Deadline: March 1
Supplemental application required

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