Academic Expectations

Each of the following criteria must be met in order for a Physician Assistant student to advance in the program and/or graduate.

  • Completion of all required courses with a grade of ā€œCā€ or equivalent.
  • Compliance with the PA Program Attendance Policy.
  • Maintenance of a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Completion of all 500 level didactic year courses before entry into the clinical year curriculum.
  • Complete any incomplete grades within 8 weeks of the last day of the incomplete course.
  • Satisfactory completion of all clinical rotation objectives.
  • Successful completion of didactic and clinical comprehensive exams.
  • Successful completion of the Didactic Year Summative Evaluation prior to entering the clinical phase of the program.
  • Successful completion of the Clinical Year Summative Evaluation prior to graduation.