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Bethel University- Tennessee

Paris,
TN
Information Last Reviewed by PreHealthAdmit: February 2022

Admissions Office Email:

paprogram@bethelu.edu
731-407-7650

Program Information

Length of Program:

27 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  

No

Starting Semester: 

Spring

Accreditation:

Continued

Students per Class:

47

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

91%

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$96,320 / $96,320   Does not include living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

None

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

Not yet released.

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

None

Minimum Science GPA:

None

Average GPA: 

3.4

Average Science GPA:   

Not Reported by Program

Other GPA Requirements: 

Successful completion of the nine prerequisite courses with a Grade C or better by September 1st before matriculation in January.

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Required

Minimum PA Shadowing: 

40

Patient Care Experience Required:

None

Patient Care Experience Recommended: 

250 Hours

Additional Information Regarding Patient Care:

Ideal candidates have completed 100 hours of shadowing a PA. Minimum of 25 hours of community service/volunteering within the last 5 years.

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:

5 Years
Coursework expiration applies unless you have been employed full time in the health care field with direct (hands on) patient care since completion of those prerequisites.

Online Coursework Accepted:

No

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

Yes
Must be complete by September 1st before matriculation in January.

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
2 Semesters
Required
Organic Chemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Not Required
Introductory Biology
2 Semesters
Required
Microbiology
1 Semester
Required
Can be substituted with Bacteriology
Upper-Level Biology
Not Required
Genetics
1 Semester
Required
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology
Required
Physics
Not Required
Medical Terminology
Not Required
English / Writing
Not Required
Psychology
1 Semester
Required
Social Sciences
Not Required
Statistics
Not Required
Other Math
Not Required
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements

None.

Other Recommendations
Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Immunology, Introductory Statistics, and Critical Thinking are recommended.

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