Curriculum

Curriculum/Plan of Study

First Year - Spring 

PA 507 - Human Anatomy 1 - 3 credits
PA 510 - Physician Assistant Practice 1 - 2 credits 
PA 511 - Evidence-Based PA Practice 1 - 1 credit
PA 512 - Physical Diagnosis - 3 credits
PA 515 - Pathophysiology 1 - 2 credits
PA 516 - Pharmacology for PA - 2 credits
PA 517 - Genomic Medicine - 2 credits
PA 518 - Health & Disease Across the Lifespan - 3 credits

Total Semester Credits: 18 

First Year - Summer

PA 522 - Clinical Procedures 1 - 3 credits
PA 523 - Clinical Medicine & Pharmacotherapeutics 1 - 3 credits
PA 524 - Diagnostic Medicine 1 - 2 credits
PA 527 - Human Anatomy 2 - 2 credits
PA 528 - Principles of Behavioral Health for PA - 2 credits

Total Semester Credits: 12

First Year - Fall

PA 530 - Physician Assistant Practice 2 - 1 credit
PA 531 - Evidence-Based PA Practice 2 - 2 credits
PA 533 - Clinical Medicine & Pharmacotherapeutics 2 - 4 credits
PA 534 - Diagnostic Medicine 2 - 3 credits
PA 535 - Pathophysiology 2 - 3 credits
PSIO 743 - Physiology - 5 credits

Total Semester Credits: 18

Second Year - Spring

PA 540 - PA Practice in US Health System - 2 credits
PA 541 - Evidence-Based PA Practice 3 - 1 credit
PA 542 - Clinical Procedures 2 - 2 credits
PA 543 - Clinical Medicine & Pharmacotherapeutics 3 - 4 credits
PA 547 - Neurobiology - 4 credits
PA 549 - Prevention and Community Health for PA - 3 credits
PA 553 - PA Practice in Pediatrics & Geriatrics - 2 credits

Total Semester Credits: 18

Second Year - Summer

PA 610 - Family Medicine PA Practice - 6 credits
PA 620 - Internal Medicine PA Practice - 8 credits

Total Semester Credits: 14

Second Year - Fall 

PA 630 - Pediatric PA Practice - 6 credits
PA 640 - Women's Health PA Practice - 5 credits
PA 650 - Surgery PA Practice - 6 credits

Total Semester Credits: 17

Third Year - Spring

PA 660 - Behavioral Medicine PA Practice - 4 credits
PA 670 - Emergency Medicine PA Practice - 4 credits
PA 680 - Elective PA Practice - 4 credits
PA 685 - Rural PA Practice - 4 credits
PA 689 - PA Summative Evaluation - 1 credit

Total Semester Credits: 17

Total Clinical Credit Hours: 48

Total Didactic Credit Hours: 66

Program Total Credit Hours: 114