College of Health and Science

Pre-Physician Assistant

Students intending to apply for physician assistant graduate program(s) would be best prepared by completing a Biology B.S.

These are the generally required courses for entrance into a physician assistant graduate program. 1
Biology I: The Unity of Life (4)
Biology II: The Diversity of Life (4)
General Chemistry I (4)
General Chemistry II (4)
Organic Chemistry I (4)
Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
Microbiology (4)
Medical Terminology (2)
Introduction to Biochemistry (4)
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
Precalculus (4)
Introduction to Psychology (4)
Other Prerequisites May Include Genetics, Organic Chemistry II, Lifespan Developmental Psychology, Calculus I and Research Methods/Ethics. Please check with your program(s) of interest and speak with your faculty mentor before taking these courses)