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MS in Physician Assistant Studies | Curriculum


Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Summer PA-606  Human Anatomy 6
    PA-607 Intro to the PA Profession 1
    PA-632 Principles of Pharmacology 2
    PA-643 Human Physiology & Basic Patho 3
    PA-630 Bioethics  1
      Total Semester Hours 13
1 Fall PA-614 Fundamentals of Clin Med I 6
    PA-617 Clinical Problem Solving I 1
    PA-634 History & Physical Exam Skills 2
    PA-695 Research Methods for Hlth Prof       3
    PA-624 Pharmacotherapeutics I 3
    PA-662 Pathophysiology I 3
    PA-654 Diagnostic Medicine I 2
      Total Semester Hours 20
1 Spring PA-615 Fundamentals of Clin Med II 6
    PA-618 Clinical Problem Solving II 1
    PA-625 Pharmacotherapeutics II 3
    PA-636 Clinical Skills & Procedures 2
    PA-690 Graduate Project I 1
    PA-663 Pathophysiology II 3
    PA-655 Diagnostic Medicine II 2
    IP-711 IP Foundations & Teamstepps


    IP-768 Public Health  1
      Total Semester Hours 20
2 Summer PA-616 Fundamentals of Clin Med III 3
    PA-619 Clinical Problem Solving III 1
    PA-626 Pharmacotherapeutics III 2
    PA-646 Pediatrics 1
    PA-651 Geriatrics 1
    PA-652 Principles of Emergency Medic 2
    PA-653 Principles of Surgical Care 2
    PA-691 Graduate Project II 1
    Total Semester Hours 13
    Total Didactic Credit Hours 66
2 Fall PA-670 Clinical Rotation I 5
    PA-672 Clinical Rotation II 5
    PA-674 Clinical Rotation III 5
      Total Semester Hours 15
2 Spring PA-676 Clinical Rotation IV 5
    PA-678 Clinical Rotation V 5
    PA-679 Clinical Rotation VI 5
      Total Semester Hours 15
3 Summer PA-680 Clinical Rotation VII 5
    PA-682 Clinical Rotation VIII 5
    PA-685 Clinical Rotation Elective 5
      Total Semester Hours 15
      Total Clinical Credit Hours 45
    Total Credit Hours:    111
Electives PA-633 International Physician Assist 1
  PA-641 Student Personal Wellness 1
  IP-719  Human Cadaver Dissection 1