How many hours does PA school require?

How many hours does PA school require?

Most PA schools require applicants to have a minimum of 1,000 to 3,000 hours of direct (hands-on) patient care experience. Examples of preferred clinical experiences: Military medic or corpsman. Paramedic/EMT (waiting time not included in hours)

What is the average acceptance rate for PA school?

around 20%

What GPA is required for physician assistant school?

Many top schools require a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to 4.0. While many admission factors differ, most have a GPA minimum. This speaks for itself: PA programs are competitive academically. Develop a strong academic focus in your first two years and get a solid foundation in the sciences.

What PA Specialty makes the most money?


Do physician assistants make more than physical therapists?

According to, their report says that the average salary of a physician assistant is $96,561. Also, from BLS reports that physical therapists earn $89,440 per year that is, $43.00 per hour.