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Downers Grove, IL Campus

Graduation Requirements

Physician Assistant Program

To qualify for the master's degree, students must:

  1. Follow an approved course of study leading to the completion of all master's requirements;
  2. Satisfactorily complete all professional courses and clinical rotations with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 and have no individual course or rotation grade below a "C" or "Pass";
  3. Demonstrate professionalism throughout the didactic and clinical phases of training;
  4. Satisfactorily complete the Summative Examinations;
  5. Satisfactorily complete the required 146 credit hours in the overall course of study;
  6. Receive a favorable recommendation for master's degree conferral from the PA Program Student Academic Review Committee and the CHS Student Promotion and Graduation Committee;
  7. Be recommended for conferral of the master's degree by the University Faculty Senate;
  8. Settle all financial accounts with the University; and
  9. Complete all graduation clearance requirements as instructed by the Office of the Registrar.