College of Health Sciences

Glendale, AZ Campus

Graduation Requirements

Physician Assistant Program

To qualify for graduation with 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 with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75; and no course failures.
  3. Pass all of the Summative evaluations.
  4. Satisfactorily complete the required 144 credit hours in the overall course of study.
  5. 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.
  6. Be recommended for conferral of the master's degree by the University Faculty Senate.
  7. Settle all financial accounts with the University, and
  8. Complete all graduation clearance requirements as instructed by the Office of the Registrar.