Curriculum: Timing/Sequence

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS)

Didactic -  Year One

2014-2015

Summer 2014

(June 30  – September 19)

Course Number Course Description Number of Units (Semester Hrs)
PA-501 Human Anatomy & Physiology-I 4.0
PA-503 Clinical Ethics 2.0
PA-504 Research-I 1.0
PA-512 PA Professional Issues-I 1.0
PA-516 Clinical Laboratory Science 2.0
PA-520 Principles of Physical Diagnosis-I 3.0
PA-538 Medical Microbiology 2.0

Break

Sept 20–Sept 28

 

Fall 2014

(September 29 – December 10)

15.0  Total
 
PA-502 Human Anatomy & Physiology-II 4.0
PA-505 Research-II 1.0
PA-510 Pathophysiology of Disease-I 2.0
PA-521 Principles of Physical Diagnosis-II 3.0
PA-526 Clinical Pharmacology-I 2.0
PA-528 Clinical Medicine-I 4.0

Break

Dec 20 – Jan 04, 2015

 

Winter 2015

(January 05 – March 19)

16.0  Total
 
PA-511 Pathophysiology of Disease-II 2.0
PA-519 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 1.0
PA-522 Principles of Physical Diagnosis-III 3.0
PA-527 Clinical Pharmacology-II 2.0
PA-529 Clinical Medicine-II 4.0
PA-536 Clinical Skills-I 2.0

Break

Mar 21–Mar 29, 2015

 

Spring 2015

(March 30 – June 19)

14.0  Total
 
PA-518 Behavioral Medicine 2.0
PA-530 Clinical Medicine-III 4.0
PA-531 Clinical Medicine-IV 2.0
PA-535 Women’s Health 2.0
PA-537 Clinical Skills-II 2.0
PA-539 Rural Medicine 2.0
PA-549 PA Professional Issues-II 1.0
    15.0  Total

Break

June 20–June 28, 2015

  60.0  Total Didactic Year

 

Clinical Clerkship – Year Two

June 2014 – June 2015

Date Clerkship Number of Weeks
Jun  30 – Aug 01, 2014 Clinical Clerkship – I 5.0
Aug 04 – Sep 05, 2014 Clinical Clerkship – 2 5.0
Sept 08 – Oct 10, 2014 Clinical Clerkship – 3 5.0
Oct 13 – Nov 14, 2014 Clinical Clerkship – 4 5.0
Nov 17 – Dec 19, 2014 Clinical Clerkship -5 5.0
Dec 20, 2014 – Jan 04, 2015                           Christmas Break
Jan 05 – Feb 06, 2015 Clinical Clerkship – 6 5.0
Feb 9 – March 13, 2015 Clinical Clerkship -7 5.0
Mar 16 – Apr 17, 2015 Clinical Clerkship – 8 5.0
April 20 – May 22, 2015 Clinical Clerkship – 9 5.0
May 23 – May 31, 2015 Summer Break/AAPA Conference
Jun 01 – Jun 26 Board Prep/Make-ups/Check-out/Graduation Class PA-1
Clinical Clerkships
Course Number Course Description Number of Units
PA-570 Family Medicine 5.0
PA-571 Internal Medicine 5.0
PA-572 Emergency Medicine 5.0
PA-573 Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine 5.0
PA-574 Women’s Health 5.0
PA-575 General Surgery 5.0
PA-576 Behavioral Medicine/Psych 5.0
PA-577 Elective-I 5.0
PA-578 Elective-II 5.0
  45.0  Total Clinical Year
    105.0  Total-Program