PA Program Prerequisites for PA Students and Second Degree Applicants

Prerequisites for the BS/MS PA Program


  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II 
  • General Chemistry I & II
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Medical Ethics or Medical Anthropology
  • Biostatistics and Experimental Design
  • Microbiology

Select one of the following:

  • General Pathology
  • Genetics

Community Outreach:

  • Minimum of 25 hours per semester of health related community outreach activities (minimum total of 100 hours)

GPA Requirements:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Science GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Semester GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Grade of C+ or above on prerequisite courses