Sep 19, 2019  
2009 - 2010 Catalog of Courses 
    
2009 - 2010 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physician Assistant


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Physician Assistants (PA) are members of the fastest growing health profession. PAs are academically and clinically prepared to work closely with a supervising physician to provide many of the same services. Most PA programs require the completion of a BA/BS degree before entry into their professional program. A few require several years of experience in a health-care field. The BA/BS degree can be in any field in which the student will excel. There are several foundational courses in the natural sciences that are required as a part of prerequisite coursework.

Admission to most PA programs requires that applicants take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). This exam covers verbal, analytical, and writing skills in a variety of disciplinary areas.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT - PREREQUISITES OFFERED AT FORT LEWIS COLLEGE:


Additional Courses:


One (1) additional upper division science (with lab).

One to 2 courses in the humanities (foreign language, fine arts, music, philosophy, etc.); some possible suggested courses include MU 101  , THEA 101 , PSYC 254 , ANTH 201 , and ANTH 357 .

Students contemplating admission to Physician Assistant programs should plan to work with a pre-health professions advisor to complete these prerequisites along with their chosen degree requirements.

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