What is the first time PANCE pass rate for UAB PA graduates?
UAB PA first time pass rates on the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) compare favorably to the national average.
How do I get health related experience?
Previous and current PA students obtained experience as nurses, surgical technicians, athletic trainers, x-ray technicians, patient care technicians, and medical technologists. Applicants may also volunteer their time in a wide range of opportunities. It should be noted that hands-on patient experience is highly preferred by the program. Shadowing a PA is also strongly recommended.
What if I cannot complete all of the prerequisites by the application deadline?
All applicants with 9 or fewer semester hours of prerequisite courses to complete on Jan 1st of the year of admission will be considered for admission so long as a clearly articulated plan of completion is specified on the supplemental application.When do I apply to the UAB Graduate School?
Applicants who are accepted to the UAB PA Program will need to complete the UAB Graduate School application. Applicants who are waitlisted will also need to complete the Graduate School application in order to remain on the wait list.
Do you offer advance placement or credit for prior experience?
The UAB Physician Assistant Program does not offer advance placement or credit for prior experience.
Can I make an appointment to talk to an advisor or someone in person?
What are the program goals and outcomes? Detailed information regarding program goals and outcomes are available here.
How much does it cost to attend UAB's PA program? Estimated expenses for in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees are available here.
For more information, see: Tuition and Scholarships
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