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MMS Admissions


  • Next MMS Cohort Begins May 14, 2018

    Applications due: March 31, 2018

    *All application material must be received by the application deadline.  Applications with outstanding material after the published deadline will be processed for enrollment in the following semester.

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  • Materials required for application:

    • All application material must be received by the application deadline. Applications with outstanding material after the published deadline will be processed for enrollment in the following semester.
    • Completed MMS Online Application.
    • Submit non-refundable $55.00 application fee
    • Official Undergraduate transcript verifying Bachelor's Degree:
      • A full-time Physician Assistant student at one of our MMS affiliate programs, in good standing and qualified to begin clinical clerkships.
    • Completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with minimum GPA of 2.5.
      • For students with degrees from Universities outside of the United States, a degree assessment must be completed, at the student’s expense, by a NACES (www.naces.org) approved independent credentialing agency such as the World Education Service.  An original report form this agency must be submitted as part of the admission application.
      • For any prospective MMS student anticipating the use of Title IV (federal financial aid), all post-secondary transcripts must be submitted.
    • Transcript from PA Program to verify either status in the program or graduation from program within 24 months.  
      • Ideally, MMS candidates should have a 3.0 GPA in their PA Program.  For those that do not, a recommendation from their PA Program Director is required.
    • Current resume or curriculum vitae.

    Send all application materials to:

    Saint Francis University
    Attention: Master of Medical Science Program Director
    PO Box 600
    Loretto, PA  15940
    Phone: (814) 472 3357
    Fax: (814) 472 3066
    dbudash@francis.edu 

    *Admission to MMS Program, if not completed concurrently with PA program, must be within 2 years of PA program graduation.  An official transcript must be sent directly from the granting institution to the MMS Director.

    *Acceptance to the program will not be offered until all of the admission materials, including official transcripts, have been received by the MMS Director.

    **All application materials must be recieved by the posted deadlin in order to be processed for acceptance and enrollment.  If an application is incomplete at the time of the deadline, the student must wait to enroll with the next cohort of students from their institution.

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