Prerequisites

All prerequisites must be completed and transcripts submitted/postmarked by the supplemental application deadline which is now the same as the CASPA deadline as the application is now part of CASPA. This will be available on CASPA by May 1st, 2015.  Prerequisite courses must have been taken within the six calendar years preceding the year to which you are applying and completed with official transcripts documented by the deadline date of January 15th. Official transcripts of all successfully completed (minimum grade each course:  3.0/4.0 prerequisite course work must be received by the application deadline of January 15th..

For every prerequisite listed below, you will be asked to supply information in your application regarding when, where and which course you have taken.  A copy of the catalog course description and/or course syllabus for all 6 prerequisites must be attached to the application check list if it is NOT listed below. It is highly recommended that applicants have course descriptions approved prior to submission with the application. Non-approved prerequisites or incomplete prerequisite information will render an application incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered for admission. Course descriptions can be emailed or mailed.
  • NUTRITION: Course work which concentrates on physiologic requirements for human growth and development. Role of nutrition in health and disease. General concepts of diet as a therapy.
  • MEDICAL ETHICS: An exploration of moral issues specific to health care delivery and medical research. This course will have examined issues such as euthanasia, abortion, human experimentation, assisted suicide and bias in access to health care.
  • STATISTICS: Statistical methods and their applications to human science research. Includes probability models, descriptive, correlational and basic inferential statistics. Students should be familiar with use of statistical software packages for the analysis of both descriptive and inferential statistics.
  • ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY:Course explaining the functional organization of all organ systems of the body, its metabolism, and the application of physiologic principles to living organisms. Focus on human/medical physiology only, combination physiology and anatomy courses are not acceptable, pathophysiology is not acceptable. Usually a 300 level course or greater.
  • MICROBIOLOGY: A survey of microorganisms with emphasis on bacterial, parasitic and viral pathogens, must include laboratory techniques.
  • DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: A life span perspective on developmental and maturational tasks from birth to death. The Committee may consider a series of courses to meet this requirement provided it minimally includes: Child Psychology; Adolescence and Psychology of Aging.

University of Detroit Mercy Physician Assistant Program
Pre-Requisite Course Equivalencies

 

Nutrition

Medical Ethics

Developmental Psychology

Statistics or Biostatistics

Adv. Physiology

Microbiology w/ Lab

University of Detroit Mercy

BIO 2040

ETH 3580

PYC 2500
or
PYC 2340/2360/2560

PYC 5030
or
BIO 2900
or
CHM 3870
or
STA 2250

BIO 4630
or
BIO 5380 and 5390

BIO 2410/2420
or
BIO 4210/4220

Albion College 

 

 

BIOL 332 

Alma College

EHS 301
or
EHS 220

PHL 229

PSY 331

MATH 116

EHS 225 and 226

BIO 308

 Aquinas College

 

BY372

BY231 

Baker College

HSC221

HSC402A

PSY 221

MTH 401

 

SCI 220A

Central Michigan University

HEV 370

HEV 375 or
FNS 370

PHL 397B 

PSY 220
or HEV 100 or HDF 100

 PSY 211 or STA 282 or PSY 511 or
STA 580 or
BIO 500 or
STA 382 or HSC 544

BIO 392

BIO 580
or
BIO 208

Delta College 

LWT 210 

PHL 215W

 PSY 227W

MTH 208 

 

BIO 203W


Eastern Michigan University

DTC 202 or
DTC 203 or
DTC 204

PHL 223

EDPS 325
or
PSY 640

MATH 360 or 
EDPS 621 or
BIOL 509 or PHED 505 or
SOCL 250

ZOO 326 or
SPMD 202
or
BIO 326 or BIO 202

MICR 328 or
MICR 329 or BIO 425 or BIO 328

Ferris State University

CAHS 232

HUMN220
or
PHIL 220
or
PHIL 320

PSYC 226

MTH 251 

BIO 321 & 322
  

BIOL 108
or
BIOL 286

Grand Valley State University

BMS 105 or
BMS 305 or
BMS 306
or
BMS 307


BIO 328

HNR 312


PSY 364


STA 215 or STA 610


BMS 290
or
BMS 408


BMS 212 /213

Grand Rapids Community College

CA250

PL206

PY232

PY 281 or MA 215

BI 127

Henry Ford Comm. College

HPE 153
or
HPE 253

 

PSY 253

MATH 141

 

BIO 251
or
BIO 135

Hope College 

PSY 230

MATH 210 
or 
MATH 311 
or 
MATH 312  

BIO 231
or
BIO 301

 Jackson Community College

 

 

 MTH 133

 

BIO 220-04  

Kalamazoo Valley Community College 

NUT 130

PSY 160

 MATH 220

Kellogg Comm College 

 

 

 

MATH 130

BIOL 205 

Lansing Comm. College

PFHW 123

HUMS265 or
CHSE117

PSYC 205

STAT 170

 

BIOL 203/204

Macomb Comm. College

BIOL 1400

PSYC 2450

MATH 1340
or
PSYC 2160

 

BIOL 2730
or
BIOL 2400

Madonna University

NFS 2220
or
NFS 2230

PHL 4110

PSY 2450

MTH 2350 

BIO 5550

BIO 2260

Marygrove College

 

PHIL 228

 

 

 

 BIO 321


Michigan State University

HNF150
or
HNF260 or HNF461

 

PHL 344 or
PHL 453

FCE 225 or

HDFS 225

STT 200 or STT 201 or
STT 231or
STT 421 or
PSY 295

PSL 310
or
PSL 431 /432

MMG 301/302
or
MMG 463/464

Monroe Comm. College

BIO 217

 

PSY 201/202/203 OR
PSY 212
OR PSY 254

MTH 160/161

 

BIO 202

Montcalm Community College

 

PHIL 222

 

Mott Comm. College - Flint

AHLT 112

 

PSYC 288

Math 150 

 

BIOL 101
or
BIOL 156 w/ lab

North Central Michigan College

HE 200

 

PSY 261

 

 

BIO 226

Northern Michigan University 

 

 

PY 344

PY 305

BI 303 

Northwestern Michigan College 

 BIO 240

 

PSY 211

MAT 131

 

Oakland Comm. College

HEA 1510

MDA1350 or

BIO 1580

 PSY 2740

MAT 1580

 

BIO 2710

Oakland University

HS 301
or
NRS 220
or
AHS 301

PHL 318
or
HS 450
or
AHS 450
or
MLS 450

PSY 225
or
SW 310/311

STA 501 or
PSY 251 or
STA 225 or 226 or 227 or SOC 203

BIO 401 or
BIO 321

BIO 319/320
or
MLS 430 w/ lab 431 or 432

Olivet College 

HWL 250 

 PHL 360 

PSY 314 

MTH 232

  BIO 207

Saginaw Valley State University

BIO 236

PHIL 205B

PSYC 210
or
PSYC 410

MATH 132B 

 

BIOL 237
or
BIOL 431

St. Clair Community College

HE 205

 

PSY 220

MTH 120 

 

BIO 205
or
BIO 206

Nutrition

Medical Ethics

Developmental Psychology

Statistics or Biostatistics

Adv. Physiology

Microbiology w/ Lab

Schoolcraft
College

BIOL 115

PSYCH 229 

MATH 122

 

BIOL 243

Sienna Heights

 

HCM 440

PSY 230

MAT 174

 

BIO 360

Spring Arbor

 

 

 

PSY 351

BIO 404

BIO 352

U of M Ann Arbor

MOVESCI 241  
or
BIO 105
or
EHS 530

PHIL 356

or

PHIL55

or

ANTH 344

 

PSYCH 250

STATS 250 or

STATS 350 or
STATS 400  or
MOVESCI 250
or
STATS 449 
or
BIOSTAT 503

PHYSIOL 201

or

PHYSIOL 502 or PHYSIOL 301/302

BIO 207
or
MICRBIOL 301 andMICRBIOL 350

U of M Dearborn

ANTH 415
or
NSCI 415

PHIL 442
or
HPS 442

PSYC 300

PSYC 381
or
MATH 363 or
STAT 325 /425 or
STAT 363 or

SOC 383

 

 BIOL 357

BIOL 385
or
MICR 385

U of M Flint

NSC 209

PHL 168 or
HCR304 or
PHL304 

PSY 237
or
PSY 313
or
PSY 345

BIO 504
or
BIO 301 or PSY 322

BIO 432

BIO 135 or
BIO 435 or
BIO 438

University of New England(on line courses) 

 

 

 

DPPP 330 

DPPP 370

PHYSL1010 

DPPP 376

BIOL 1020

University of Phoenix

 

 

PSY 280
or
PSY 375

 

 

 

University of Toledo

BIOL 3210
or HEAL 4700

PHIL 3370

PSY 2510

RESM 5110
or
RESM 4100 or PSY 2100

BIOL 3070

BIOL 4030 /4040

Washtenaw County Comm. College

HSC 138

PHL 244

HSC 147
or
PSY 206

MTH 160

 

BIO 237

Wayne County Comm. College

DT 130

ALH 230

HSC 200
or
 PSY 200

MAT 131

 

BIO 295

Wayne State University

NFS 2030
or
NFS 2210
or
NFS 3230

PHI 1110

PSY 2400 OR
HE 3400

EER 7630 or
CM 6010 or
PSY 5100 or STAT1020 or
BA 6090 or
PSY 3010 or
FPH 7015 or
FPH 6010

BIO 4120 or
PSL 3220
or
BIO 3200 or PSL 7010/7030

BIO 2200

Western Michigan University

FCS 2600 or
FCS 2660

PHIL 3340
or
BIOS 5620
or
BIOS 5970

OT 2250 or

HSV 2250 or HSV 4350

STAT 3660

BIOS 3500
or
BIOS 3210

BIOS 3120

or BIOS 2320