Pre-Physician Assistant 2011-2015
Degree: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
|University Requirement||PCC Equivalent||Credits|
Biological Sciences: Must include complete Anatomy & Physiology sequence w/lab, (within 7 years) and Microbiology or Bacteriology (lab not required)
BI 231, 232, & 233 Anatomy and Physiology (Must be completed within 7 years of matriculation date)
ANDBI 234 Microbiology
Chemistry: A year-long series of General Chemistry with Labs. One Organic or Biochemistry course.
CH 221, 222, & 223 General Chemistry
CH 241 Organic Chemistry or
CH 211 Introduction to Biochemistry
|Statistics: Must include a course taken in a department of Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, or Math||MTH 243 Statistics||5|
|Psychology or Sociology: Any course in Psychology or Sociology||PSY or SOC classes||8|
Additional Requirements or Recommendations:
Recommended course work: Pharmacology, Medical Terminology, Spanish, Abnormal Psychology, Development Psychology, Aging and Disabilities, Public Health, Technical Writing, Communications.
- Current CPR certification at the time you start the program.
- Students should have a minimum of 1000 hours of patient contact before applying
Bachelor degree and all prerequisites must be completed by May 1st of the year of entry.
This is a Graduate Degree. In addition to the departmental requirements listed above, students must also complete coursework for university admission, general education requirements, and BA/BS requirements. Meet with a PCC Academic Advisor to develop an effective transfer plan that will meet your individual needs.
PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.
Last updated: February 2015