Tuition and Fees

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Estimated tuition, institutional and program costs, for both in and out of state residents, for the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies beginning in August 2019 will be approximately $86,000.00. This is subject to change upon final review. In addition other costs related to the program are estimated to be $1,875.00, most of which will be incurred during the didactic portion of the program.

In addition other costs related to the program are estimated as follows:

Term 1    
Orientation $145*                                               
Memberships $100*  
Equipment $730*  
IT/Performing Arts  $416  
Certifications $60  
Learning Modules $75*  
Term 2    
IT/Performing Arts      $416  
Term 3    
Equipment $125*  
Certification $70  
Term 4    
Review Course $230*  
IT/Performing Arts $416  
Certifications $470  
Learning Modules $75*  
Screening $175  
Clinical Software $90*  
Term 5 **    
IT/Performing Arts $416  
Term 6 **    
Screening $75  
Term 7 **    
IT/Performing Arts $416  
Capstone $150*  
Graduation $125*  
Fees are subject to change based on party vendors

  *  Included in Student Fees
**  Additional expenses related to travel/housing during the clinical phase may occur.

For information on our refund policy please view the following link: UD Refund Policy

Loan Repayment Options:

There are several loan repayment programs that offer partial or full repayment of college loans. The American Association of Medical Colleges provides a database to search loan repayment/forgiveness and scholarship programs.

Specifically in Iowa, the Primary Care Recruitment and Retention Endeavor offers two-year grants when PA's work in a health professional shortage area. MSPAS students may be eligible for low-interest federal student loans.