Preparing for Physician Assistant School

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The requirements to prepare for a physician assistant training program vary by institution To be admitted to the three-year Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Augsburg, one of only two physician assistant training programs in Minnesota, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in science coursework

While students are generally not required to major in a specific area, coursework in biologychemistrystatistics, and psychology are recommended. Work with your adviser to select appropriate courses for the program you'd like to attend.

To strengthen your application, consider including the following in your undergraduate career.