Physician Assistant Partnerships

Reserved Seats

This program offers reserved seats given all program requirements are met.

Program Partner Program Application Timeline Requirements

Salus University, Physician Assistant Studies

4+2 Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MMS) degree program

Apply to Salus no later than August 1

Successfully complete the minimum 127 credit pre-physician assistant curriculum at USciences

No grade lower than a C in pre-requisite courses

GPA  ≥ 3.70

Completed application to CASPA including GRE scores and required letters of evaluation

Quantitative, Verbal, and Analytical Writing GRE Scores ≥ 60th percentile

300 hours of direct patient care experience (volunteer or paid)

Guaranteed Interview

This program offers a guaranteed interview given all program requirements are met.

Program Partner Program Application Timeline Requirements

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM)

3+2 Master of Health Sciences in Physician Assistant Studies degree program

Recommended to submit CASPA application as soon as the cycle opens (third week of April) as PCOM uses a rolling admissions process.

Successfully complete the accelerated 3-year or traditional 4-year  pre-professional physician assistant curriculum at USciences

Overall and natural science GPAS  ≥ 3.20

Minimum grade of “C” in all BS, CH and PY courses

Minimum grade of “B-” in all PHA courses

Minimum 300 hours of shadowing or direct patient contact experience prior to submitting CASPA application, and 400 hours prior to starting graduate program

Beginning with second year courses, all PHA, BS, CH and PY courses must be taken at USciences

Meet progression standards to be eligible to interview for progression to the program

Completed application through CASPA

Admission Contact:

Katherine Jackson, MA
Admissions and Assessment Coordinator

Office Location:

IPEX, 2nd floor

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-7145

Email:

kjackson@usciences.edu

General Contact:

Angela Flowers, Administrative Coordinator

Office Location:

IPEX, 2nd floor

Address:

University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-7140

Email:

a.flowers@usciences.edu