College of Health Sciences

Downers Grove, IL Campus


Physician Assistant Program

The MWU CHS Physician Assistant Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate.

First Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:78
Summer Quarter
ANAT 1500Human Gross Anatomy and Embryology7
BIOC 0551Human Biochemistry3
BIOC 0552Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition3
PASS 0501Clinical Medicine I4
PASS 0511Professional Seminar I1
PASS 0539Biopsychosocial Issues2
Fall Quarter
ANAT 0565Human Neurosciences4
CORE 1599Interprofessional Education I1
PASS 0502Clinical Medicine II4
PASS 0564Physical Diagnosis3
PHAR 0584Pharmacology I3
PHYS 1510Human Physiology I3.5
Winter Quarter
MICR 1576Immunology2
PASS 0503Clinical Medicine III6
PASS 0527Research Seminar4
PASS 0541Psychiatric Principles2
PHAR 0585Pharmacology II3
PHYS 1511 Human Physiology II3.5
Spring Quarter
BIOC 0581Human Genetics1
MICR 0582Infectious Diseases4
PASS 0504Clinical Medicine IV6
PASS 0512Professional Seminar II2
PASS 0521Introduction to Capstone Project1
PASS 0528Advanced Patient Assessment and Management2
PHAR  0586 Pharmacology III3

Second Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:55.5
Summer Quarter
PASSD 0641-0648Core Clinical Rotations12
PASS 0681Advanced Clinical Medicine I3
Fall Quarter
PASSD 0641-0648Core Clinical Rotations12
PASS 0671Independent Study in Capstone Project I0.5
Winter Quarter
PASSD 0641-0648Core Clinical Rotations12
PASS 0672Independent Study in Capstone Project II0.5
PASS 0682Advanced Clinical Medicine II3
Spring Quarter
PASSD 0641-0648Core Clinical Rotations12
PASS 0673Independent Study in Capstone Project III0.5

Third Professional Year:

Total Quarter Credit Hours Required:12.5
Summer Quarter
PASS 0749Elective I Rotation4
PASS 0750Elective II Rotation4
PASS 0774Independent Study in Capstone Project IV0.5
PASS 0783Advanced Clinical Medicine III4
Required Core and Elective Clinical Rotations
PASS 0641Internal Medicine Rotation6
PASS 0642Behavioral Medicine Rotation6
PASS 0643General Surgery Rotation6
PASS 0644Emergency Medicine Rotation6
PASS 0645Family Medicine Rotation6
PASS 0646Geriatric Medicine Rotation6
PASS 0647Women’s Health Rotation6
PASS 0648Pediatric Medicine Rotation6
PASS 0749Elective I Rotation4
PASS 0750Elective II Rotation4