Physician Assistant Program


Requirements For Graduation

To be eligible for graduation, the PA Program requires that the PA student must:

  • Obtain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Pass all didactic and clinical phase courses with a grade of C or higher.
  • Earn no more than 12 hours of C in the program.
  • Successfully complete a summative examination administered within 4 months of graduation.
  • Successfully complete all requirements for the Capstone (Master’s) project.
  • Demonstrate ethical, professional, behavioral and personal characteristics requisite to practicing as a Physician Assistant.
  • Receive approval and recommendation by the core faculty of the PA Program for conferring of the degree, Master of Physician Assistant Studies.


Access to the LSUHSC-NO requirements: