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OHSU Physician Assistant (pre-professional)

Oregon Health & Science University
Physician Assistant (pre-professional)
Degree: Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Required Courses:

University Requirement RCC Equivalency Credits
One year of General Biology w/lab  BI 211, 212 & 213 General Biology I,II,III w/lab  12 
One year of Human Anatomy & Physiology w/lab.  BI 231, 232 & 233 Anatomy & Physiology I,II,III w/lab  12 
Microbiology w/lab  BI 234 Microbiology w/lab 
One year of General Chemistry w/lab  CH 221, 222 & 223 General Chemistry I,II,III w/lab + recitation  15 
General or Developmental Psychology  PSY 201 General Psychology or
PSY 215 Life Span Human Development 
Statistics  MTH 243 Probability and Statistics 

1. This is a Master's degree program. Students are required to complete a bachelor's degree prior to matriculation.

2. Students are encouraged to meet with a RCC Science faculty advisor to develop an effective transfer plan early in their academic career.


Additional Requirements:
1. A minimum of one year in a responsible health care position is expected of all applicants. Preference given to those with health care experience involving direct patient care.

2. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required. The cumulative GPA includes all coursework taken at the undergraduate level; courses taken as part of your Bachelor's degree as well as undergraduate courses taken prior to or as a post-baccalaureate student will be calculated into your cumulative GPA. 

The average cumulative GPA for the accepted class in 2016 was 3.51. 

3. Students must take Graduate Record Exam (GRE). No minimum score required.

4. Recommend upper division natural science coursework which may include Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Genetics, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Anatomy, Physiology, etc.

5. Students are referred to Departmental website for all application information.

NOTE: University requirements may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with RCC advisors or counselors and their transfer institution to ensure the accuracy of their academic plan.

Web Sites:
College Website
Major Website

Updated 7/13/17