Cost per credit & tuition

  • Per credit: $950/credit 
  • Program total: $96,900 (102 credits)

Additional program fees

  • Labs: $150 per lab (fee applies to: BIO 741 Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab, BIO 743 Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab, PAS 701 Patient Assessment 1 Lab, PAS 702 Patient Assessment 2 Lab, and PAS 703 Patient Assessment 3 Lab)
  • Clinical Practice Fee: $500 (fee applies to each of the Supervised Clinical Practice experiences which covers, liability insurance, preceptor stipend, and training/testing charges)

Additional costs include:

ItemApproximate costComments
Lap top – recommend Microsoft compatible$700 – $1200Student’s choice
Required Textbooks     $2325Students have the option of renting text books or utilizing on-line versions
Medical Equipment including:StethoscopeBlood pressure cuffReflex hammerPen LightRosenbaum chartOto/ophthalmoscopeSuture kitBag for equipment$550 to $1000Program will provide low cost options for students
White coat, name tag, badge$40Program to provide vendor
BLS for Health Care Providers and ACLS training$150, cost varies 
PACKRAT exam x 2$90 
Transportation, housing, and parking during SCPe$2500Students will be paired on distant sites, when option is available, to lower costs
Background checks (PA Criminal Record History Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Criminal History Check.)$70/yearSome clinical sites may require annual background checks
Medical assessmentCost varies by health insurance planAnnual exam, PPD, annual influenza vaccine, cost of medical insurance per patient’s health insurance plan
Drug TestingCost varies by health insurance planAs required by clinical sites
PSPA membership$50 for 2 year student membershipOptional
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