Suggested Physician Assistant Programs

School City, State Program Length GPA Prerequisite Classes Additional Prerequisites
James Madison University Harrisonburg, Va. 28 months >3.0 Physiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Genetics, Medical Terminology 1,000 hours of direct patient care
Shenandoah University Winchester, Va. 27 months >3.0 Physiology, Anatomy, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Psychology (2 semesters), Statistics, Medical Terminology
Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, Va. 27 months avg.>3.5 Physiology, Anatomy, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry(Biochemistry), Microbiology, Psychology (introductory and upper level), Statistics or Physics 2 years paid healthcare experience
Arcadia Glenside, Pa. 24 months >3.0 Physiology, Anatomy, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biology elective lab class, General Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, Psychology, Statistics, 5 courses in Humanities 200 hours of patient care experience
Drexel Philadelphia, Pa. 27 months >2.75 Physiology, Anatomy, Microbiology, General Biology (6 credits), General Chemistry, Genetics, Psychology, Medical Terminology
Marywood Scranton, Pa. 27 months >3.0 Physiology, Anatomy, General Biology (2 semesters), Microbiology, General Chemistry I & II 500 Patient care hours
Philadelphia School of Osteopathic Medicine Philadelphia, Pa. 26 months >2.8 Physiology, Anatomy, General Biology Lab classes (8 credits), Additional Biology coursework, General Chemistry I & II, Health related Science course or Physics, Social Sciences (9 credits), Math (6 credits) 200 Patient care hours
Kettering School of Medical Arts Kettering, Ohio 27 months >3.0 Physiology, Anatomy, General Biology Lab classes (8 credits), General Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Psychology, Statistics, Life Span Development 1,000 hours of patient care experience
University of Toledo Toledo, Ohio 27 months >3.0 Physiology, Anatomy, General Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, Microbiology, Psychology (Introductory and Upper level, College Algebra or higher math, Medical Terminology
University of Iowa at Iowa City Iowa City, Iowa 25 months >3.0 Animal Biology course, Mammalian Physiology, 2 additional Upper level Biology courses, General Chemistry I & II, Organic Chemistry I & II, Biochemistry, Statistics 1,000 hours of patient care experience
Duke University Durham, N.C. 24 months avg. 3.3 – 3.7 Physiology, Anatomy, Microbiology, 2 additional upper level Biology courses, General Chemistry I & II 1,000 hours of patient care experience
East Carolina University Greenville, N.C. 27 months >3.0 Physiology, Anatomy, Microbiology, Genetics, Statistics, Psychology, Medical Terminology