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Butler University

Indianapolis,
IN
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis,
IN
46208

Program Website:

Admissions Office Email:

PAadmission@butler.edu
800-368-6852

Program Information

Length of Program:

24 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  

No

Starting Semester: 

Summer

Accreditation:

Continued

Students per Class:

76

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

96%

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$94,100 / $94,100   Does not include living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

Bachelor's/Master's

Degree Program Notes:

The Selective Internal Admission Pathway is designed for Butler University alumni and current students of any major who would like to pursue a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree. This is a competitive process as the Program generally targets up to 60% of each class to be admitted through this pathway. Admission to the Butler University PA Program through the Selective Internal Admission Pathway requires application through the CASPA.

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

August 1
(Rolling Admissions not Stated)

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

3.2

Minimum Science GPA:

None

Average GPA: 

3.7

Average Science GPA:   

Not Reported by Program

Other GPA Requirements: 

Students must complete the course prerequisites with no grade of “C-” or less to be considered for admission to the PA program.

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Recommended

Minimum PA Shadowing: 

None

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:

Not Available

Online Coursework Accepted:

Not Stated on School Website

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

Yes
3 pending course(s) maximum.
Only one Chemistry or Biology related prerequisite may be outstanding at the time of application.

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
2 Semesters with Lab
Required
General/Inorganic/Analytical with lab (2 courses) plus one additional chemistry course at or above the 300 level (1 course).
Organic Chemistry
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Biochemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Not Required
Introductory Biology
Not Required
Microbiology
1 Semester
Recommended
School gives an option of any 5 biology related courses. See note below.
Upper-Level Biology
1 Semester
Recommended
School gives an option of any 5 biology related courses. See note below.
Genetics
1 Semester
Recommended
School gives an option of any 5 biology related courses. See note below.
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology
Recommended
School gives an option of any 5 biology related courses. See note below.
Physics
Not Required
School gives an option of any 5 biology related courses (including physics). See note below.
Medical Terminology
Not Required
English / Writing
Not Required
Psychology
Not Required
Social Sciences
2 Semesters
Required
Any combination of psychology or sociology courses (2 courses)
Statistics
1 Semester
Required
Will accept biostatistics
Other Math
Not Required
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements
Any biology related course at or above 200 level (5 courses). Examples might include but are not limited to anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, genetics, microbiology, immunology, physics, bioengineering, biomedical science, exercise science, neuroscience, zoology, and nutrition.
Other Recommendations

None.

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