Program Coordinator: Alan Gindoff (4310-K Health Sciences Building; 252-744-1700; firstname.lastname@example.org)
Physician assistant majors must pass all physician assistant core courses with a minimum numerical grade of 70 percent and an overall GPA of 3.0 for the semester. A student earning less than a grade of 70 percent or an overall GPA of 3.0 for the semester must petition the Department of Physician Assistant Studies for probationary continuation. A student must have completed a baccalaureate degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting organization, must have completed the prerequisite requirements as listed below and must have a minimum prerequisite GPA of 3.0 to be eligible to apply for admission into the professional phase of the physician assistant curriculum. Any exceptions must be approved by the department chair. All requirements for continuation in the graduate school must be met. The minimum requirement for the degree is 99 s.h. as follows:
Courses to be completed prior to entering the program with at least a 3.0 GPA.
Chemistry with lab: One full academic year
Genetics: One semester
Human Anatomy and Physiology with lab: One full academic year