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Physician Assistant (PA) School Details
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Western University of Health Sciences
Admissions Office Email:
Length of Program:
Part-Time Option Available:
Students per Class:
PANCE First-Time Pass Rate:
Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident):
Combined Degree Program(s) Offered:
Minimum Science GPA:
Average Science GPA:
Shadowing and Experience:
PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:
Minimum PA Shadowing:
Patient Care Experience Required:
Patient Care Experience Recommended:
Additional Information Regarding Patient Care:
Although there is no patient care experience requirement 120 hours of "community service experiences" are required and 500 hours are recommended. Activities that fulfill this requirement include volunteering at homeless shelters/soup kitchens /food banks, community outreach, veteran programs, clinical experience (emergency assistant, patient visitor/escort, etc.), tutoring, youth mentoring, volunteering at a senior citizen home, and/or involvement in outreach/mission trips through church.
Online Coursework Accepted:
Community College Coursework Accepted:
Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:
Required or Recommended
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Anatomy and Physiology
English / Writing