NMC Transfer Guide - MACRAO

To: Central Michigan University - Main Campus

Program: Physician Assistant

The CMU physician assistant program is a graduate program and was established to provide physician assistants for central and northern Michigan. However, graduates of the program aren't required to work in Michigan. This program has become highly competitive. Students are strongly recommended to volunteer as many hours as possible. For specific dates and applications please call (989) 774-1730.

The following courses are designed to provide an Associate of Science and Arts from NMC. By completing the following courses you will meet the general education and graduation requirements for CMU in oral communications, math, and English. The science courses listed are required for the PA program.

Transfer students must complete graduation competencies for CMU (Eng 111, 112; Com 111; Mth 111) at NMC or they will be required to complete these classes during their first or second semester at CMU.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Communications

Credits

ENG 111, 112

English Composition

8

Humanities

Credits

Select 8 or more credits from more than 1 department »

8

Science/Math

BIO 208

Microbiology

4

BIO 227 & 228

Anatomy and Physiology 1 & 2 (must complete both to receive A & P credit at CMU)

8

BIO 255

Pathophysiology (need BIO 228 with 2.0 first)

4

BIO 268

Biochemistry (need CHM 101 first)

3

CHM 101*

Intro to Chemistry

4

Social Science

Credits

PSY 101

Intro to Psychology

3

PSY 211

Developmental Psychology

3

Select one additional Social Science course from a department other than PSY »

3

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

COM 111         

Public Speaking                                    

  4

MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra

4

* CHM 101 isn't required for CMU but is a prerequisite for BIO 268 at NMC.

To complete ASA, as part of guide above, select a Group 1 Humanities or Social Science course meeting the Cultural Perspectives and Diversity Requirement.  

Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated:  Spring 2017

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