As a health science major at Truman, you can choose pre-physician assistant studies as your area of concentration and tailor your classes to meet the prerequisite coursework necessary for application to physician assistant programs throughout the country.
Pursue Your Passion
Our physician assistant (PA) studies prepares you to operate as a mid-level practitioner in family practice, preventative medicine, or orthopedic settings (sports medicine) under the supervision of a physician. In addition to course work in biology, chemistry, physics, and psychology, you gain experience in a medical-related setting throughout your college experience.
Experience That Makes a Difference
Physician assistant graduate programs require 2,000+ hours of experience in health settings, and you can start developing your related work dossier at Truman. Admission to a physician assistant graduate program is competitive which means you should maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher as an undergraduate at Truman—and we provide you with the academic resources you need to succeed.
Begin A Successful Future at Truman
Each physician assistant school has their own set of prerequisite courses. As an undergraduate student at Truman, you will work closely with your advisor to ensure that you stay on track to meet the admission requirements for the physician assistant schools to which you plan to apply. When you graduate from Truman, you will be well-prepared for the next step in your journey—physician assistant school.
“Equality as the Foundation for Liberty: Reading the Declaration and Constitution Together” Prof. Danielle Allen, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 1:30 p.m. Little Theater, Baldwin Hall The Declaration and Constitution are often thought to stand in tension with each other—the first promoting the ideal of equality, the second that of liberty. […] Read More
The first step is a free practice test. Unlock your good life. Free practice tests will be offered for MCAT, GRE, LSAT, and DAT on September 20, 2014 in Magruder Hall. Registration opens for all tests at 8:30 a.m. in Magruder Hall. Space is limited, so register early at http://bit.ly/tsufpt14. Please direct any questions to […] Read More