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Concordia University-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor,
MI

Admissions Office Email:

admission@cuaa.edu
734-995-7300

Program Information

Length of Program:

27 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  

No

Starting Semester: 

Summer

Accreditation:

Provisional

Students per Class:

32

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$104,587 / $104,587   Does not include living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

None

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

October 1
(Rolling Admissions not Stated)

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

3

Minimum Science GPA:

None

Average GPA: 

Not Reported by Program

Average Science GPA:   

Not Reported by Program

Other GPA Requirements: 

3.0 prerequisite

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Required

Minimum PA Shadowing: 

16

Patient Care Experience Required:

1000 Hours

Patient Care Experience Recommended: 

No Specific Recommendation

Additional Information Regarding Patient Care:

Points are assigned for numbers of hours (1000 is the minimum), and for patient care participation requiring some level of decision-making.

Testing

Test(s) Required:

PA-CAT Recommended

GRE Deadline:

Not Applicable

GRE Expiration:

Not Applicable

PA-CAT Deadline:

Check with School

CASPer Required:

No

CASPer Deadline:

Not Applicable

Coursework Policies

Coursework Expiration:

Not Available
HUMAN anatomy & physiology should have been completed within 5 years of application

Online Coursework Accepted:

Yes
Online labs for science prerequisites will be considered if related to COVID issues and only if occurring between spring 2020 and spring 2021 terms with completed COVID WAIVER FORM with required information.

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

No
All prerequisite science coursework must be completed at the time of application.

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
Not Required
Organic Chemistry
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Biochemistry
1 Semester
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Not Required
Introductory Biology
Not Required
Microbiology
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Upper-Level Biology
Not Required
Genetics
1 Semester
Recommended
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology, Each with Lab
Required
Completed within 5 years of application, must require a college level biology as prerequisite course
Physics
Not Required
Medical Terminology
1 Course
Required
Recommended within 5 years of application
English / Writing
1 Semester
Required
English composition: One semester minimum (will accept high school AP credit)
Psychology
1 Semester
Required
Lifespan, developmental with pre-requisite of Intro to psych, or similar
Social Sciences
Not Required
Statistics
1 Semester
Required
Other Math
1 Semester
Required
COLLEGE ALGEBRA OR HIGHER: One semester (will accept high school AP credit)
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements

None.

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