The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), offers BSc. Physician Assistantship. The degree is a 4-year program and below are the entry requirements for the Physician Assistantship program.
CREDITS in the THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated
Science), and CREDIT passes in THREE (3) Elective subjects: Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics.
‘A’ Level Applicants
Five (5) GCE ‘O’ Level credits including English Language and Mathematics plus Three (3) ‘A’ Level passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics. Applicants must also have a pass in General Paper.
Applicants must be at least 25 years at the time of submitting the application.
EITHER FIVE (5) Credits at GCE ‘O’ Level including English Language and Mathematics.
WASSCE/SSSCE credit passes in THREE (3) Core Subjects (English Language, Mathematics and Integrated Science) plus THREE (3) Elective subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics or Mathematics).
Bachelor degree holders in the Life Sciences (Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Medical
Laboratory Technology, Herbal Medicine and Sports and Exercise Science,) will be placed in year two (2) of the programme whilst applicants with BSc. Nursing will be placed in year three (3) of the programme after a successful interview. Successful applicants will be exempted from some courses already studied.
Mature applicants (aged 25 years and above) who are holders of diploma in Physiotherapy, Dental Assistantship, Medical Assistants, Laboratory Technician programme, Pharmacy Technician programme and the Registered General Nursing Diploma with at least Three (3) years post qualification experience and a good pass at the diploma level may be admitted to the first year of the programme after a successful interview. Such candidates may also be required to satisfy the University’s general requirements for admission to degree programmes