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Pre-Physician Assistant

Recommended OCU Degree:

Biomedical Science (B.S.)

NOTE: Biomedical Sciences (B.S.) requires at least one semester in Organic Chemistry

Physician Associate Programs in Oklahoma:

Prerequisites for OCU PA Program:

  • Five Biological Science courses (recommend courses in anatomy, physiology, cell biology, molecular biology, embryology, immunology, and microbiology)

  • At least three Chemistry courses (one must be biochemistry)

  • Two courses in Psychology

  • Applicants who have an OCU undergraduate degree, are guaranteed an interview with the OCU PA if minimum qualifications are met. Visit the OCU PA Program page for the most up-to-date requirements.

Prerequisites for OU PA Program:

  • Gen Chem I and II

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II

  • Microbiology (Intro Micro accepted)

  • Pathogenic Microbiology, Immunology, Virology, or Genetics (no preference)

  • Introductory Psychology

  • Psychology Elective

  • Requires GRE (general) to take after Junior year. Click here for GRE info.

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If you have a 3.0 GPA or higher, you may qualify for Academic Scholarships from $8,000–$13,000 per year.

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