Pre-Physician Assistant Curriculum
UNO cooperates with the University of Nebraska School of Allied Health Professions at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in offering the pre-physician assistant curriculum which satisfies needed college hours for the Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree.
Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree and should have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 with a minimum grade of “C” in the following required courses. A personal interview and the GRE are required before final acceptance.
For more information on the Physician Assistant program at UNMC, call 402-559-7954.
The following is a suggested course of study.
English Composition (6 hours)
Mathematics 0 hours
Statistics (3 hours)
Biological Sciences (16 hours minimum)
Must include biology, human physiology, human anatomy, and microbiology; immunology strongly recommended.
Psychology (9 hours)
PSYC-2500 Lifespan Psychology (3 credits)
PSYC-3520 Child Psychology (3 credits)
PSYC-3540 Adolescent Psychology (3 credits)
PSYC-4230 Behavioral Neuroscience (3 credits)
Chemistry (16 hours minimum)