Physician Associate/Assistant


UNDERGRADUATE PREPARATION FOR DEGREE PROGRAMS IN PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT

Pre-requisite courses required to become a physician associate/assistant may be completed at Oklahoma State University. To become a physician associate/assistant, students, who meet requirements, must be accepted and transfer to an accredited Physician Associate/Assistant program.

PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS & ADVISEMENT WORKSHEET
OU-HSC Physician Associate/Assistant Advisment Worksheet
The advisement worksheet was prepared for OSU students planning to complete their physician associate/assistant education at The University of Oklahoma Physician Associate/Assistant Program. Students planning to apply to physician associate/assistant school other than The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center or Northeastern State University need to check the specific admission requirements of those schools by consulting the pre-physician associate/assistant advisor at the school of interest. For more information on physician associate/assistant schools in the U.S., see ARC-PA site at: 
http://www.arc-pa.org/accreditation/accredited-programs/

GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE) SCORES:  All applicants must take the general Graduate Record Exam, which is given every business day. Students should take the test preferably in April, but no later that October, preceding the application deadline.  For information about the GRE test and for registration forms, students should contact Oklahoma State University Assessment and Testing, 107 UAT Building. (405) 744-6687. For more information on the GRE, please visit http://ets.org.

ELECTIVES:  Make up the balance of hours needed to equal 90 hours.

SHADOWING EXPERIENCE:  Pre-Physician Associate/Assistant students should test the depth of their commitment by getting direct exposure to physician associate/assistant. Students need to shadow and talk with physician associates/assistants, visit physician associate/assistant schools, and keep informed about new developments in physician associate/assistant education and practice.

GRADEPOINT REQUIREMENT:  Students must have at least a 2.75 GPA in all college work attempted and have earned a "C" or better in required courses. The average overall and science GPA for successful applicants were 3.7.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND CAREER INFORMATION:

American Association of Physician Assistants

OAPA

CONTACT:

The University of Oklahoma                       
Physician Associate Program
                                
Jami Anderson
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
900 N.E. 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Phone: 405-271-2058
Email: jami-anderson@okstate.edu  

The University of Oklahoma
Physician Assistant Program - Tulsa
Meredith Talley
Schusterman Center
4502 E. 41st St. Room 1C54
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135
Phone: 1-918-660-3500
Email:TULSASCM@ouhsc.edu