Master of Science - Physician Assistant Studies

Year 1

First Semester

  • PAS510/L Advanced Human Anatomy I (2)
  • PAS511 Clinical Microbiology/Immunology (3)
  • PAS512 Medical Informatics (2)
  • PAS513 Clinical Laboratory Medicine (2)
  • PAS514 Pathophysiology (3)
  • PHI321 Medical Ethics (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • NSC310 Biostatistics OR PSY333 Statistics for Psychology and Social Sciences (3)
  • PAS515 Fundamentals of Clinical Medicine I (5)
  • PAS516/L Advanced Human Anatomy II (2)
  • PAS517/L Physical Diagnosis I (4)
  • PAS518 Pharmacology I (2)
  • Total Credits (16)

NOTE

While PSY333 or its equivalent will meet the statistics requirement and is offered on a regular basis, the scheduled offering times for NSC310 may be more likely to coordinate with the offering times of PAS courses which will be taken in the same term.

Year 2

First Semester

  • PAS519 Fundamentals of Clinical Medicine II (5)
  • PAS520/L Physical Diagnosis II (4)
  • PAS521 Pharmacology II (2)
  • PAS522 The Cultural & Psychosocial Dynamics of Medicine (3)
  • PAS523 Medical Professional Issues (3)
  • Total Credits (17)

Second Semester

  • PAS524 Clinical Pediatrics (2)
  • PAS525 Clinical Problem Solving (3)
  • PAS526 Surgery and Orthopedics (3)
  • PAS527 Geriatrics (2)
  • PAS528 Emergency Medicine (3)
  • PAS529 Research Methodology (3)
  • PAS531 Preventative Medicine (2)
  • Total Credits (18)

Summer Session and Year 3

38 Credits Total

  • A total of 10 clinical rotations (clerkships) will be completed: 3-4 per each of the 3 terms (Summer, Fall, Spring). Clerkships are each 4 weeks in duration and carry 3 credits, for a total of 30 credits in clerkships.
  • Each of the 3 terms will include enrollment in a 2-credit seminar (PAS614, 615, 616)
  • Research studies include 2 courses, each carrying 1 credit (PAS612, 613)

 

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