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Physician Assistant Department

  1. 1. Physician Assistant Department University of Maryland Eastern Shore Program Application Checklist Use this checklist as a guide in completing your application form. All items must be sent to: Attention: Admissions Committee, Physician Assistant Department, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Hazel Hall, Suite 1034, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853. Note: All Applications must be postmarked by January 15th, 2009 for fall 2009. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED IF: Completion of all prerequisite courses, OR The applicant has no more than 17 semester hours of prerequisite courses remaining. Remaining prerequisite courses cannot exceed 10 semester hours in Math and Science. All prerequisites courses must be completed by the end of the spring semester prior to enrollment in the PA program, if accepted. Grade Point Average 3.0 or greater in all prerequisite and science courses. TO BE SUBMITTED BY APPLICANT IF NOT CURRENTLY ENROLLED AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE: A completed UMES Application for Admission: Online application to University of Maryland Eastern Shore $25.00 non-refundable application fee. Two sets of Official Transcripts from all colleges/universities attended: o One set sent directly from institution to the UMES Registrar’s Office. o One set sent directly from institution to the UMES Physician Assistant Department. Official SAT or ACT test scores. TO BE SUBMITTED DIRECTLY FROM THE APPLICANT TO: Attention: Admissions Committee Physician Assistant Department University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hazel Hall, Suite 1034 Princess Anne, Maryland 21853 Autobiographical Sketch (3-5 pages, typed and double spaced) Statement of Reason for Professional Choice/Intent (1-2 pages, typed and double spaced) Three letters of Professional Recommendation (typed, on official letterhead or form, in sealed, signed envelope). ATTENTION: Failure to submit ALL materials before the January 15th deadline will result in an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  2. 2. University of Maryland Eastern Shore Physician Assistant Department – Professional Program Application Equal Opportunity Policy University of Maryland Eastern Shore is committed to equal opportunity and treatment in all aspects of its relations with faculty, students and staff members, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual preference, marital status, religion, age or handicap. The requirements not to discriminate in education programs and activities extend to employment and to admission. Direct inquires regarding accessibility for handicapped persons, equal opportunity and Title IX to the Office of Human Resources at (410) 651-6400 Technical Standards If selected for the Professional Phase, students are required to meet the Technical Standards required for good physical and mental health. UMES’ PA Department Technical Standards can be reviewed at Accreditation The University of Maryland Eastern shore Physician Assistant Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA). Tuition – (Subject to Change Annually) Approximate tuition and fees for the 24-month program, NOT including living expenses, books, equipment & fees: Maryland State Residents $18,930.00 Non-Maryland State Residents $36,519.00 The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is a member Institution of the University System of Maryland.