*Estimated Tuition/Fees based on rates as of 2013-2014 academic year. Price may be adjusted for the 2014-2015 academic year. Cost in all categories is subject to change without notice. The most current information on graduate level tuition can be obtained through the University Business Office.
*Fees include Malpractice Insurance Premiums, Lab Fees and Tech Fees. Price may be adjusted for the 2014-2015 academic year. Cost in all categories is subject to change without notice. The most current information on graduate level institutional fees can be obtained through the University Business Office.
Living, Transportation, and Conference Travel Expenses: Varies
Students are responsible for arranging their own housing accommodations, transportation, and any expenses associated with relocations and travel to/from clinical assignments for clinical rotation courses. All Program participants can anticipate temporary relocation for at least one of their required clinical practice experiences during the final year of the Program. A campus parking permit ($15 per academic year) is required.
During both years, students will be attending one or two preselected Physician Assistant conferences. Students will be responsible for travel, conference registration fees, lodging, and meals during the conference.
Textbooks and Information Resources: Varies
Each student will be required to purchase textbooks. The approximate cost will be $1500. Most of these resources will need to be purchased at the onset of the program and used throughout the duration of the 24 months.
A trainee subscription to UpToDate (~ $195.00 per year), an online evidence-based peer reviewed medical information resource, is also required. A one-time fee of $75 is required for a TYPHON PAST membership (used for clinical experience tracking). Membership into KAPA (one-time fee of $25) and AAPA (one-time fee of $75) is required. Subscription and Dues will be provided through the institution and charged to the student’s account.
Each student must have a laptop computer for use throughout the program.
Each student must purchase a high quality Stethoscope, a half length white lab coat, Tuning Fork 512 cycles, Tuning Fork 256 cycles, and a reflex hammer The total cost of these items may range from $150 to $200.
Students will be provided one student ID by the institution which will also serve as their ID badge for use in the clinic and at certain times in the didactic year.
Medical Insurance: varies
All graduate level medical students participating in clinical rotations are required to have adequate medical insurance. Students must present evidence of an individual, family, or government plan with adequate coverage in order to waive out of the mandatory student health insurance policy.
It is the student’s responsibility to file the required waiver with the University of the Cumberlands Business Office by the required deadlines. If your waiver is not received by the required deadline, you will be enrolled and charged for our current student medical insurance plan.
Medical Insurance Fall Term
(Aug. 8-Jan. 7)
|Flat Fee: $525|
Medical Insurance Spring + Summer Term
(Jan. 8-Aug. 7)
|Flat Fee: $735|
*Changes to rates are determined in the Fall of each year.
Worker’s Compensation Insurance:
Many clinical practice sites require students to provide proof of compensation coverage in addition to personal health insurance coverage. If assigned a clinical rotation at a facility that mandates this added insurance, the cost of purchasing the required policy must be borne by the student.
Each student must obtain and provide the Program with a copy of a cleared background check. This will need to be done once before matriculation and again before clinical rotations. The student is responsible for any costs associated with this background check. For further information about the process, please refer to the KY police webpage here.