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Additional Program Expenditures


Additional Program Expenditures

The following are anticipated expenses that are deemed integral to a Physician Assistant students professional development:


Pennsylvania Criminal Record History Check - $10.00
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance - $10.00
FBI Criminal History Check - current cost $33.00
Physician Assistant Clinical Knowledge and Rating Assessment Tool (PACKRAT) Exam
(One exam taken in the 4th year and one exam taken in the 5th year) - $40.00 each = Total $80.00
ACLS training course - current cost $135.00
Medical equipment - starting at $500.00
Consultation jacket - current cost $42.00
Textbooks and other course material
Master's of Independent Research (PHYA 540) research poster - $50.00

PSPA Membership - Cost $30/year or $50/2 years
AAPA NEW STUDENT MEMBERSHIP: $75. This is a one-time fee that expires four months after your graduation.

Potential additional living expenses during clinical year - approximate cost $1,500
Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) registration fee after graduation - current cost $475.00