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. or a Biochemistry B.S.

These are the generally required courses for entrance into a physician assistant graduate program. 1
General Biology I (4)
General Biology II (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)
Biochemistry I (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)