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Marietta College

Marietta,
OH
215 Fifth Street
Marietta,
OH
45750

Program Website:

Admissions Office Email:

paprog@marietta.edu
740-376-4458

Program Information

Length of Program:

26 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  

No

Starting Semester: 

Summer

Accreditation:

Continued

Students per Class:

36

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

97%

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$137,500 / $137,500   Includes living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

None

Degree Program Notes:

Due to the rigorous academic course work of Marietta College PA Program, students are discouraged from working outside the classroom during the didactic phase; they are not allowed to work during the clinical rotation phase of their education.

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

November 1
(Rolling Admissions not Stated)

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

None

Minimum Science GPA:

3

Average GPA: 

3.66

Average Science GPA:   

3.7

Other GPA Requirements: 

3.0 overall prerequisite GPA required with no less than grade of "C" for each individual course.

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

Additional Information Regarding Patient Care:

Health care hours are not required, though they are strongly recommended. Examples of experiences include: shadowing PAs or physicians, nursing assistant/STNA, EMT, medical assistant, phlebotomist, ER tech, respiratory therapist, etc.

Testing

Test(s) Required:

GRE Required

GRE Deadline:

November 1

GRE Expiration:

Check with School

PA-CAT Deadline:

Not Applicable

CASPer Required:

No

CASPer Deadline:

Not Applicable

Coursework Policies

Coursework Expiration:

10 Years

Online Coursework Accepted:

Yes
Online or virtual laboratory courses in the natural sciences will not be accepted to fulfill prerequisite requirements

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

No

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
2 Semesters with Lab
Required
Organic Chemistry
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Biochemistry
Not Required
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Not Required
Introductory Biology
Not Required
Microbiology
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Upper-Level Biology
1 Semester
Required
Upper-Level Human or Mammalian Biology (must be 300/3000 level or above)
Genetics
Not Required
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology
Required
Human Anatomy must be taken with lab Human Physiology can be taken with/without lab
Physics
Not Required
Medical Terminology
Not Required
English / Writing
Not Required
Psychology
2 Semesters
Required
1 General Psychology Course and one Upper-Level Psychology with emphasis on abnormal and/or developmental psychology
Social Sciences
Not Required
Statistics
1 Semester
Required
Beginning with the 2020 - 2021 admission cycle, MATH 123 will no longer be an accepted course
Other Math
Not Required
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements

None.

Other Recommendations

None.

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