Health Sciences : Pre-Physician Assistant

B.S. in Health Sciences

Why study Health Sciences : Pre-Physician Assistant?

The Physician Assistant track specifically prepares students for entry into graduate level Physician Assisting programs. The degree also contains preparation for entry into Medicine, Chiropractic, Podiatry, Dental, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Athletic Training programs as well as other master's and doctoral degree programs. Students who choose not to pursue an advanced degree have career opportunities with their bachelor’s degree in the areas of fitness, exercise, and entry level research positions.

Admission Requirements

The University of Cincinnati has established academic success criteria for first-year applicants to bachelor's degree programs. All students are encouraged to apply. Please visit High School Student Admissions for more information about first-year student admission requirements.  

The Bachelors degree in Health Sciences - Physician Assistant program provides the student with preparation for graduate work or entry level employment in a variety of Medicine and Allied Health related fields.

Advisors will be there to help you at every step of your academic journey. If you have advising related questions, please visit the College of Allied Health Sciences’ Academic Advising.

If you are student who wishes to transfer from a college or university outside of the University of Cincinnati system, please visit Transfer Admissions for more information.

If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at the University of Cincinnati (including UC Blue Ash and UC Clermont), but want to change your major to one in the College of Allied Health Sciences, please visit Transition Students for more information.

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines can be found at Admissions Deadlines.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact Information

Program Coordinator
3225 Eden Ave
Room 279 (Health Sciences)
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0394
(513) 558-7747

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