The Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program at the University of Charleston is a rigorous and intense program that places specific requirements and demands on all students enrolled in the program. The minimum technical standards establish the essential qualities considered necessary for students admitted to this program to achieve the knowledge, skills, and competencies of an entry-level physician assistant. In the event an applicant is unable to fulfill these technical standards prior to or any time after admission, with or without reasonable accommodation (see official UC ADA Statement), the student will not be allowed to enter or progress within the program.
Candidates for admission and students within the Physician Assistant program must possess aptitude, ability, and skills in the following categories:
It is the policy of the University of Charleston to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with documented disabilities. This college will adhere to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations as regards to affording equal educational opportunity. It is the student's responsibility to contact the disability coordinator and provide current documentation from appropriate credentialed persons. The disability coordinator is located in room 302 of the Learning Commons (3rd floor of Clay Tower Building) and will assist students and faculty in arranging appropriate accommodations. This is in accordance with Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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