An M.S. in Physician Assistant is offered through the Bethel University Graduate School. The College of Arts and Sciences offers all prerequisites as well as recommended courses for this program. Students must earn a grade of B- or higher in all prerequisites. Completion of these prerequisites and recommended courses does not guarantee admission to Bethel’s Physician Assistant program. Consult the Graduate School catalog for further information.

Required Prerequisites Offered in the College of Arts and Sciences
Choose one of the following Anatomy courses:4
Human Anatomy
and Human Anatomy Lab
Clinical Anatomy
and Clinical Anatomy Lab
Choose one of the following Physiology courses:4
Human Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab
Clinical Physiology
and Clinical Physiology Lab
CHE 224
CHE 225
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Lab
4
Choose one of the following Biochemistry courses:4
Essentials of Biochemistry
and Essentials of Biochemistry Lab
Biochemistry I
Biochemistry I Lab
Choose one of the following Microbiology courses:4
Microbiology
and Microbiology Lab
Clinical Microbiology
and Clinical Microbiology Lab
PHY 202
PHY 202D
Introductory Physics I
and Introductory Physics I Lab
4
PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3
Choose one of the following Statistics courses:3-4
Statistical Analysis
Introduction to Statistical Methods and Experimental Design
Statistics and Research Methods in Applied Health Sciences
Recommended Courses Offered in the College of Arts and Sciences
Contemporary Moral Issues
Choose one of the following advanced Cellular Biology courses:4
Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
and Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
and Clinical Pathophysiology and Pharmacology Lab
Genetics
and Genetics Lab
Total Credits34-35