• Fall of 2018

  • No. We are interested in those who have applied as well as those who have taken the majority of their prerequisite courses but have yet to apply.

  • Applicants who have obtained either an undergraduate or graduate degree in a science or engineering field preferably with some experience relevant to PA school and who are sure that a career in healthcare is their next step.

  • Maybe. The only undergraduate science courses available for PPA students for repeat are microbiology, anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry.

  • No. PPA students will be in classes with students from all the other masters-level or higher programs at KGI. As previously stated, an important skill is to work with others in an interdisciplinary environment.

  • Requirements are:

    • An undergraduate or graduate degree from US accredited four-year institution with a major or minor in biological sciences.
    • A minimum undergraduate cumulative and science grade point average of 3.00 is recommended.
    • GRE scores in the 70th percentile or 150 or higher for both verbal and quantitative, OR MCAT score of 500 or higher are recommended.
    • Two letters of reference addressing your abilities and skills for a career in healthcare.
    • Volunteer or work experience in the medical field or medical/scientific research is highly desirable.
  • The program can be completed full-time in 9-15 months (depending on whether the student participates in optional summer term courses or clinical hours)

  • Admissions procedures are outlined here. We work on a rolling admissions basis and begin reviewing applications as soon as they are complete. Once your application is complete it is evaluated for an interview.

  • You are required to submit two letters of recommendation. We suggest that one letter be from one of your science faculty members and the other letter should be from a supervisor in a healthcare related field within which you have done research or clinical volunteering.

  • For the GRE, please contact ETS and follow their instructions to have scores sent to KGI. KGI school code is #4166.

  • We are excited to welcome approximately 10 students in our inaugural class.

  • There are no age restrictions at KGI. Our average student age ranges from 22-35.

  • It is not recommended students work during the program, but for those that must, we recommend no more than 10-15 hours per week and be related to clinical/medical work.

    • Highly individualized support by a dedicated advising team
    • Hours of walk-in appointments
    • Special courses designed to help students produce their best applications
    • Dedicated time spent to personal statements and interviewing skills
  • Federally guaranteed loans are available to qualified individuals enrolled in the KGI program. The Financial Aid Office provides individual financial aid counseling and assistance in completing loan applications.

  • Not at this time

  • Students are assisted in locating housing by KGI’s Office of Student Affairs.