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2021 - 2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Physician’s Assistant


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General Information:


David Zimmerman, advisor

Students interested in Physician’s Assistant (PA) training must first complete a Bachelor of Science degree. PA Master’s Degree programs do not require a particular major. Every PA program has slightly different prerequisites which can be found by going to the Web site of that school. The student is encouraged to investigate the requirements of the PA schools he or she may wish to attend during the beginning of undergraduate studies. The following is a list of College of the Ozarks courses that are required by the majority of PA programs.

Recommended:


Biology:


Medical Terminology:


Shadowing and Healthcare experience:


Most PA programs require a large number of hours of healthcare experience prior to application. This experience is very important to admission into PA programs. Investigate the specific requirements of individual PA programs for details.

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