Tuition and Fees


2021-2022 Academic Year

Click here for current graduate tuition rates for 2021-2022. The professional curriculum totals 103 credit hours for the 28 month program.

Total Cost of GVSU PA Program

Program Component

Student Cost

Notes

Application (non refundable)

$30.00

Unless previously applied to GVSU.

Total Tuition

$79,619

$773 per credit hour for a total of 103 credit hours.  GVSU graduate tuition rates are the same for Michigan and Non-Michigan residents.

Projected Additional Cost of Medical Equipment

$900

Dependent upon the student's purchase, various options are available at lower costs.

Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Training Courses

$300

Students are required to take BLS and ACLS as part of the MPAS program.

Health Compliance Costs

$250 to $650

Students are responsible for the cost of obtaining/maintaining health compliance.  Health compliance costs very with estimates ranging from $250 to $650, depending upon the type of services required and location received.  Some services may be covered by health insurance.  Students may contact Financial Aid for assistance in covering these costs.

GVSU Health Compliance Policy 

Traverse City Campus Students

 

On occasion, the students will be required to travel to the GR PAS site.  This may happen up to two times during your time in the program.  Each trip, from site-to-site, is approximately 280 miles, and the average hotel cost is roughly $155.


Breakdown By Semester

Academic Phase

Semester

Credits Per Semester

Total Semester Tuition

Semester 1 

17 Credits

$13,141

Semester 2

17 Credits

$13,141

Semester 3

15 Credits

$11,595

Semester 4

18 Credits

$13,914

Clinical Phase

Semester

Credits Per Semester

Total Semester Tuition

Semester 5

12 Credits

$9,276

Semester 6 

12 Credits

$9,276

Semester 7

12 Credits

$9,276


Financial Support

Ways to finance your education:

Graduate Assistantships

There are a limited number of graduate assistantships in the University. They are part-time, paid work experiences for graduates in their field of study, which allows them to expand and/or apply their discipline knowledge and skills under supervision. Tuition is also paid based on requirements of number of hours worked and course credits being taken per semester.

Graduate Student Presidential Research Grants

Academic Conference Fund

For more information on Financial Support , scholarship search, and filing for FAFSA, please visit  the GVSU Financial Aid website.


Resources

Graduate Student Resources - on campus and off, academic support, professional development, maps, and more

GVSU Tuition and Fees Refund Policy