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Lock Haven University

Lock Haven,
PA
Information Last Reviewed by PreHealthAdmit: March 2022
401 N Fairview St
Lock Haven,
PA
17745

Program Website:

Admissions Office Email:

gradadmissions@lockhaven.edu

Program Information

Length of Program:

24 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  

No

Starting Semester: 

Summer

Accreditation:

Continued

Students per Class:

64

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

97%

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$90,112 / $116,322   Includes living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

Bachelor's/Master's

Degree Program Notes:

5 students guaranteed for the 3+2 program.

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

October 1
(Rolling Admissions not Stated)

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

3.0

Minimum Science GPA:

3.0

Average GPA: 

3.55

Average Science GPA:   

3.42

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Required

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:

3
Year(s)

PA-CAT Deadline:

Not Applicable

CASPer Required:

No

CASPer Deadline:

Not Applicable

Coursework Policies

Coursework Expiration:

Not Available
Anatomy and Physiology courses must be completed within 5 years of matriculation.  All other required courses must be completed within 10 years of matriculation. Science courses with labs are preferred.

Online Coursework Accepted:

Not Stated on School Website

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

Yes
Candidates are eligible to apply if they will complete all prerequisite courses prior to the start of the program in May.

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
2 Semesters
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Organic Chemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Not Required
Introductory Biology
2 Semesters
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Two Biology or Zoology Courses
Microbiology
1 Semester
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Upper-Level Biology
Not Required
Genetics
1 Semester
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Human Genetics
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology
Course Required, Lab Recommended
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

None.

Other Recommendations
Recommended courses include Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Developmental Psychology, and additional course work in the behavioral sciences (psychology, sociology, or anthropology)

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