Physician Assistant Program Tuition
Tuition for the Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) Program in 2015-2016 is $13,945 per term (not including books or equipment). There are six consecutive terms required to complete the MPAS program. Financial aid for new and continuing students will be awarded according to this tuition schedule.
Master of Physician Assistant Studies
85 Credits Required
|Annual university fees:||$4,327|
|Total annual tuition and university fees:||$46,162*|
|Total tuition/university fees (incl. grad. fee):||$92,424|
|Approx. total program specific fees:||$10,262|
|Total two year tuition and approx. fees:||$102,686|
Details of fees outlined below:
|Combined Lab/Liability Insurance Fee:||$190 per term|
|College/Campus Fee:||$230 per term|
|Student Health Insurance:**||$1780 annually|
|Clinical Fee:||$500 annually|
|Graduation Fee (one time):||$100|
|Simulation Fee ($45.83/term for 6 terms):||$275|
|Technology Fee:||$375 per term|
|Access Medicine online books:||$20 per term|
|Laptop Computer (see pg. 35 for requirements):||$500-$1,500|
|Travel to Clinical Sites (during 2nd Year):||$2,500-$5,000|
|AAPA Student Membership (one-time fee covers both years):||$75|
|PSPA Student Membership (one-time fee covers both years):||$50|
|PSPA Conference Registration (1st year, travel/lodging additional):||$135|
|Advanced Cardiac Life Support course (ACLS):||$150|
|Art of Auscultation Conference:||$50|
|Background Check Package (paid to CertifiedBackground.com):||$55|
|Health Requirement Package (paid to CertifiedBackground.com):||$35|
|Urine Drug Screen (paid to CertifiedBackground.com):||$70|
|FBI Fingerprint-based Federal Criminal History Background Check (paid to 3M Cogent):||$27.50|
|PA Child Abuse History Clearance (paid to PA Department of Public Welfare):||$10|
|On-campus Parking:||$280/year or 140/term|
|Patches & Name Tags:||$30|
|Privacy Screen for laptop:||$25-50|
* The above annual costs are calculated for three(3) semesters. Please be aware, the award letters sent from the Office of Financial Aid will include the costs for two(2) semesters.
** Full-time students who do not provide proof of alternate coverage will be enrolled in the Chatham University Student Health Insurance Plan and billed automatically.
*** This is a list of the most common miscellaneous fees associated with enrollment at Chatham University. Some courses may require additional fees not listed here.
Students who withdraw prior to the published "Drop-Add" date are entitled to a refund of their tuition for withdrawn course(s), as per the University’s policy. The appropriate paperwork for withdrawal from courses is provided by Student Services. No refund will be provided after this date. Incurred expenses prior to withdrawal (including, but not limited to memberships, fees, equipment, and books) are not refundable. For more information, please see the University Catalog.