2012-2013 Catalog 
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant

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The CHA/PA Program is a three-year, highly academic program modeled after medical school. The CHA/PA Program is a Physician Assistant Program awarding a Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies upon completion, and it is the only PA program that offers a pediatric focus. Although the emphasis is on preparing a generalist physician assistant with special expertise in pediatrics, the curriculum provides the new graduate with the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to function in a variety of roles within numerous clinical disciplines.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • completion of a bachelor’s degree with at least 120 semester hours
  • minimum cumulative and science GPAs of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • GRE scores

And the following courses:

  • Upper Division BIOL elective (need two if BIOL 4360 not completed by application; should not include botany or ecology)
  • Two Psychology electives (6-7 hours)


BIOL 4350 and BIOL 4360, upper division BIOL elective, and statistics can be no more than five years.

Information may be obtained from: Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program, PO Box 6508, Mail Stop E-7019, Aurora, CO 80045-0508. www.uchsc.edu/chapa, e-mail: chapa-info@uchsc.edu

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