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Ursuline College

Physician Assistant (PA) Program

Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, Ohio


"Make Your World More"


Health Sciences
2550 Lander Rd
Pepper Pike, Ohio, 44124, United States



Students in the Physician Assistant program will adapt and grow into the profession in a student-centered environment. The Ursuline College Physician Assistant (UCPA) approach to emphasize the whole person combined with personalized attention and designated wellness days allows for students to maximize their experiences in the classroom. An advanced curriculum inspired by the future of the PA profession will immerse students in small-group learning, technical skills, and technology that includes high-fidelity patient simulation, ultrasound, HoloLens and HoloPatient while remaining grounded in service, cultural sensitivity, and whole person healthcare.

Academic Fields
    Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing.
    Physician Assistant.
    Master's, MMSc, Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant

    Full Time, On-Campus


    physician assistant, PA, physician assistant master's program, master of medical science, master of medical science physician assistant, MMSc


    Students who are passionate about patient care and want to advance in the healthcare field by working alongside a physician or surgeon providing patient care, diagnosing and treating various medical conditions. Ursuline is seeking students who have a 2.85 minimum undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 grading scale, minimum of "C" letter grade for all undergraduate coursework, all science prerequisites must be completed within 10-years of application submission unless an applicant has earned a graduate degree from an accredited U.S. institution. Students are also recommended to have at least some course experience working in a laboratory setting. Interested students should begin the CASPA (Central Application System for Physician Assistants) application. A separate graduate student application must also be completed through the Ursuline College graduate website. Links to both application webpages are listed on this page for your convenience.
    Academic Backgrounds
      Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
      Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other.
      Nursing Practice.
      Clinical Nurse Specialist.
      Critical Care Nursing.
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    B = 2.7-2.9


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    Melanie Steele

    Director of Graduate Admission

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    Melissa Rickey

    Assistant Director of Graduate Admission