Students may be accepted into the POST-BACCALAUREATE MASTER OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES PROGRAM (MPAS) at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services, Manchester, N.H., for direct articulation following completion of the bachelor’s degree, contingent upon a satisfactory pre-admission interview conducted at the Manchester campus, and provided they have an overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. Students must have completed the following prerequisite course work with a GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and no less than a grade of C in each and no repeats: General Chemistry, organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology, Statistics, and Introduction to Psychology. Immunology and Genetics are recommended prerequisites but are not required. The Manchester post-baccalaureate MPAS program admits up to six (6) students in January of each year.
Other Physician Assistant Programs may require additional courses.