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Alderson-Broaddus University

Philippi,
WV
Information Last Reviewed by PreHealthAdmit: February 2022
101 College Hill Drive
Philippi,
WV
26416

Program Website:

Admissions Office Email:

pa@ab.edu
800-263-1549 x9

Program Information

Length of Program:

2 Years

Part-Time Option Available:  

No

Starting Semester: 

Summer

Accreditation:

Continued

Students per Class:

36

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

100%

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$202,323 / $202,323   Includes living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

None

Degree Program Notes:

Students are discouraged from working or pursuing another degree while in the didactic portion of the program. Students engaged in the clerkship portion of the program are not permitted to work or pursue an alternate degree without the written permission of the program director

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

March 1
(Rolling Admissions)

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

3

Minimum Science GPA:

3

Average GPA: 

3.4

Average Science GPA:   

Not Reported by Program

Other GPA Requirements: 

The PA program Prerequisite course GPA is calculated by the Alderson Broaddus University and a minimum GPA of 3.00 is required for consideration.

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Required

Minimum PA Shadowing: 

40

Patient Care Experience Required:

None

Patient Care Experience Recommended: 

No Specific Recommendation

Testing

Test(s) Required:

GRE Required

GRE Deadline:

Check with School

GRE Expiration:

Check with School

PA-CAT Deadline:

Not Applicable

CASPer Required:

No

CASPer Deadline:

Not Applicable

Coursework Policies

Coursework Expiration:

7 Years
Science prerequisite coursework older than seven years is typically not considered.

Online Coursework Accepted:

Not Stated on School Website

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

Yes

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Organic Chemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Introductory Biology
Not Required
Microbiology
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Upper-Level Biology
2 Semesters
Required
Must be biology, chemistry or exercise science courses which would be major level--typically taken in the junior or senior undergraduate year.
Genetics
Not Required
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology, Each with Lab
Required
Physics
Not Required
Medical Terminology
Not Required
English / Writing
Not Required
Psychology
Not Required
Social Sciences
Not Required
Statistics
1 Semester
Required
Other Math
Not Required
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements
Prerequisite courses must have a letter grade. Pass/fail courses will not be accepted. Advanced Placement (AP) credits from high school and/or bypass credits do not typically fulfill any of the above prerequisite requirements.
Other Recommendations

None.

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