Curriculum

Master of Physician Assistant Studies (112 credits)

  • BIOL 500 – Advanced Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 500L – Advanced Human Anatomy Lab
  • PHAS 501 – Biomedical Science
  • PHAS 502 – Clinical Pharmacology
  • PHAS 503 – Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • PHAS 510 – Foundation to Clinical Medicine
  • PHAS 511 – Clinical Medicine I
  • PHAS 512 – Clinical Medicine II
  • PHAS 513 – Clinical Medicine III
  • PHAS 520 – History and Physical Exam
  • PHAS 520L – History and Physical Exam
  • PHAS 521 – Patient Assessment, Diagnostics and Clinical Skills Lab I
  • PHAS 522 – Patient Assessment, Diagnostics and Clinical Skills Lab II
  • PHAS 523 – Patient Assessment, Diagnostics and Clinical Skills Lab III
  • PHAS 530 – Introduction to Research and Evidence-Based Medicine
  • PHAS 531 – Clinical Reasoning I
  • PHAS 532 – Clinical Reasoning II
  • PHAS 533 – Clinical Reasoning III
  • PHAS 541 – PA Professionalism I
  • PHAS 542 – PA Professionalism II
  • PHAS 543 – PA Professionalism Capstone
  • PHAS 570 – Clinical Year Seminar
  • PHAS 571 – Family Medicine Rotation
  • PHAS 572 – Behavioral Medicine and Mental Health Rotation
  • PHAS 573 – Internal Medicine Rotation
  • PHAS 574 – Women’s Health Rotation
  • PHAS 575 – Pediatric Medicine Rotation
  • PHAS 576 – Surgery Rotation
  • PHAS 577 – Emergency Medicine Rotation
  • PHAS 578 – Inpatient Medicine Rotation
  • PHAS 579 – Elective Rotation
  • PHAS 580 – Elective Rotation
  • PHAS 581 – Summative Seminar

Required Course Sequencing

Year One, Spring: 20 credits

PHAS 541 – PA Professionalism

BIOL 500 – Advanced Human Anatomy

BIOL 500L – Advanced Human Anatomy Lab

PHAS 501 – Biomedical Science

PHAS 502 – Clinical Pharmacology

PHAS 510 – Foundation to Clinical Medicine

PHAS 520 – History and Physical Exam

PHAS 520L – History and Physical Exam Lab

PHAS 530 – Introduction to Research and Evidence-Based Medicine

Year One, Summer: 17 credits

PHAS 511 – Clinical Medicine I

PHAS 531 – Clinical Reasoning I

PHAS 521 – Patient Assessment, Diagnostics and Clinical Skills Lab I

Year One, Fall: 19 credits

PHAS 512 – Clinical Medicine II

PHAS 532 – Clinical Reasoning II

PHAS 522 – Patient Assessment, Diagnostics and Clinical Skills Lab II

PHAS 503 – Health Promotion and Disease Prevention


Year Two, Spring: 18 credits

PHAS 513 – Clinical Medicine III

PHAS 533 – Clinical Reasoning III

PHAS 523 – Patient Assessment, Diagnostics and Clinical Skills Lab III

PHAS 570 – Clinical Year Seminar

Year Two, Summer: 12 credits

PHAS 571 – Family Medicine Rotation 

PHAS 572 – Behavioral Medicine and Mental Health Rotation

PHAS 573 – Internal Medicine Rotation

PHAS 542 – PA Professionalism II

Year Two, Fall: 13 credits

PHAS 574 – Women’s Health Rotation

PHAS 575 – Pediatric Medicine Rotation

PHAS 576 – Surgery Rotation

PHAS 577 – Emergency Medicine Rotation

PHAS 543 – PA Professionalism Capstone


Year Three, Spring: 13 credits

PHAS 578 – Inpatient Medicine Rotation

PHAS 579 – Elective Rotation

PHAS 580 – Elective Rotation

PHAS 581 – Summative Seminar

 

Note: Above rotation schedule is a version of a possible schedule. Individual student’s rotation schedules during the clinical year will vary.