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Pre-Physician Assistant

Recommended OKCU Degree:

Biomedical Sciences (B.S.)

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

Physician Associate Programs in Oklahoma:

Prerequisites for OKCU 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 OKCU undergraduate degree, have completed the pre-requisites within 7 years of starting the program, and have a 3.2 cumulative grade point average, will be guaranteed an interview for the PA program.

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.


If you score above a 22 on the ACT/1100 SAT with a 3.0 GPA, you qualify for: 

Academic scholarships from $1,700–$8,000 per year

Departmental scholarships from $3,000–$11,000 per year

Learn more about financial aid at OKCU

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