School of Allied Health Professions

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Tuition & Fees

The program has a duration of 29 months, comprised of 3 Spring, 2 Summer, and 2 Fall semesters. Please see the tuition and rates for the School of Allied Health's Master of Physician Assistant Studies (Full-Time).

2023 Academic Year Tution and Fees for Students Matriculating in 2022 and Graduating in 2024.




Additional Required Fees and Expenses*

Graduation Fee $50
Physical examination course equipment $1000
Required Books and Recommended Books $2320
Patient Tracking System $90
Background Check $60
Laptop Computer** $1300-1500
Uniforms $200
Anatomy Lab $50
Suture Lab Supplies $75
White Coats/patches/name tag $90
AAPA Dues $75
LAPA Dues $25
NCCPA PANCE (National Entry Level Board Exam) $425
Louisiana State Licensing Fees (Initial) $250
Parking $75

*Additional required fees and expenses are estimated and are subject to change. Students are required to show proof of and maintain health insurance coverage for the entire length of the program.

**All incoming first year students in the Physician Assistant Program must possess a laptop computer as part of the required equipment needed for classes. Computer-based learning materials and exams are part of the curriculum. Students are NOT required to purchase a laptop through the School of Allied Health Professions.