Physician Assistant Program Curriculum

Phase I (16 weeks)

Spring Semester

Course No.

GSPA735-01

GSPA736-01

GSPA719-01

GSPA724-01

GSPA725-01

-

Course

Structures of the Human Body

Medical Physiology

Medical Microbiology & Immunology

Medical Ethics

Physician Assistant Professional Issues

Total

Credit Hours

9

3

3

1

1

17

Phase II (16 weeks)

Summer Semester

Course No.

GSPA733-01

GSPA720-01

GSPA723-01

GSPA721-01

GSPA734-01

GSPA726-01

MSPH 76401

-

Course

Pathophysiology

Clinical Laboratory Medicine

Radiology

Patient Communication Skills I

Pharmacology I

Behavioral Medicine

Foundations in Public Health

Total

Credit Hours

5

2

1

2

3

3

3

19

Phase III (16 weeks)

Fall Semester

Course No.

GSPA714-01

GSPA728-01

GSPA737-01

GSPA744-01

GSPA730-01

GSPA739-01

-

Course

Clinical Skills I

Adult Clinical Medicine I

Pediatric Clinical Medicine I

Pharmacology II

Physical Examination Skills I

Research

Total

Credit Hours

2

6

3

2

2

1

16

Phase IV (16 weeks)

Spring Semester

Course No.

GSPA729-01

GSPA738-01

GSPA741-01

GSPA722-01

GSPA731-01

GSPA732-01

-

Course

Adult Clinical Medicine II

Pediatric Clinical Medicine II

Clinical Skills II

Patient Communications Skills II

Physical Exam Skills II

Geriatrics

Total

Credit Hours

6

3

2

2

2

2

17

Phase I-IV (Didactic) – 66 Credit Hours

Phase V – Clinical (12 Months)

Course No.

GSPA711-01

GSPA707-01

GSPA705-01

GSPA742-01

GSPA743-01

GSPA706-01

GSPA710-01

GSPA713-01

GSPA708-01

GSPA709-01

-

Supervised Clinical Practice Experience

Family Medicine

General Pediatrics

General Surgery

Clinical Elective I

Clinical Elective II

Psychiatry

Geriatrics

Emergency Medicine

Ob/Gyn - Women's Health

Internal Medicine

Total

Credit Hours

4

4

4

4

4

4

8

4

4

8

48

*Required

Total Program Semester Hours

Total Number of Months

114

29