Learn more about the pre-professional programs at Black Hills State University.
BHSU Pre-Physician Assistant Program

About

Being a physician assistant can be a very rewarding career. To be able to enter a Physician Assistant program you must first complete a four-year bachelor’s degree. BHSU offers innovative undergraduate research opportunities and faculty mentoring to help you achieve your goal of becoming a Physician Assistant. These courses will help you gain entry to the school of choice and help you prepare for the certification tests necessary to become a physician’s assistant.


Requirements

Courses available as part of your bachelor’s degree that will prepare you for your career goals

  • BIOL 151 -- General Biology I & 151L Lab - 4
  • BIOL 325 -- Physiology & 325L Lab - 4
  • BIOL 331 -- Microbiology & 331L Lab - 4
  • BIOL 381 -- Vertebrate Anatomy & 381L Lab - 3
  • BIOL 422 -- Immunology & 422L Lab - 4
  • CHEM 106 -- Chemistry Survey & 106L Lab - 4
  • CHEM 112 -- General Chemistry I & 112L Lab - 4
  • CHEM 114 -- General Chemistry II & 114L Lab - 4
  • CHEM 326 -- Organic Chemistry I & 326L Lab - 4
  • CHEM 328 -- Organic Chemistry II & 328L Lab - 4
  • CHEM 464 -- Biochemistry I & 464L Lab - 4
  • PSYC 101 -- General Psychology - 3
  • PSYC 221 -- Lifespan Development Psychology - 3
  • PSYC 451 -- Psychology of Abnormal behavior - 3

 


Past Students

BHSU Students who went on to Professional Programs:

Virginia Myers (=Cossitt) ('93)
Steve Sachs ('96, USD)
Lynn Ensor ('98, USD)
Kristine Maggi (=Phoenix) ('99, Iowa)
Christina Doucette (=Kemp) ('02, UNM)
Demetria Raad ('02, USD)
Christel Miles ('03, USD)
Jessica Rath (’04, USD)
Tricia Beringer (’06, Nova Univ.)
Abigail Goetz (’08, Samuel Merritt Coll.)
Amber Broderson (’09, USD)
Faye McGlothlin (’09, Midwestern Univ.)
Scott Leroux (’11, Univ. Washington) 

 

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Career Options

General Internal Medicine
Family Practice
Pediatrics
General & Thoracic Surgery
Geriatrics
Orthopedics
Emergency Medicine