MPAS Additional Costs
Estimated other required costs for physician assistant students as of March 2016.
In addition to the tuition and semester/course fees, expected and optional fees are summarized below. These are an estimate as prices are subject to change.
|Service||Student Cost||Optional Cost||Notes|
|Professional association membership (SAAAPA)||$75||Membership covered through your graduation|
|Profestional association membership (e.g. IAPA)||$20||Indiana IAPA (covers until December after your graduation year) or consider your state's organization.|
Need a Titer, Vaccination, Drug Screen or TB test?
You can obtain these from your primary care provider. Trine University has a contract with Redimed (part of Lutheran Health Network) to provide these services to our students at discounted rates.
|Service Required by Program||Student Cost||Notes|
|Drug Screen / Testing x2||$20||$10 ea.|
|Annual TB Testing x3 (Mantoux)**||$39||$13 ea.|
|Annual flu shot x2||$80||# actual price to be determined|
|Hepatitis B||$65||Per injection. Series may be needed, which takes 6 mo to complete; booster may be needed|
|Hepatitis B Antibody Test||$53||(1-2 months after last injection)|
|Hepatitis B Titer||$62|
** The Gold Test (TB screen) can be substituted for the Mantoux. It is approximately $30.00 through DeKalb Health. This screen has not be specifically negotiated through RediMed.
Students are to carry health insurance which may or may not cover some of the above health care related expenses.
Where to go for above services through Redimed:
Locally, the services are available at:
|Business Name:||Business Health Services
|Business Health Services
|Location:||5976 W. Jefferson Blvd
In Time Corner Shopping Center
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
|315 E. Cook Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 468252
|Hours:||M-F 7 am - 7 pm
|M-F 7 am - 5 pm
Potential Additional Fees*
|Didactic year PACKRAT retake (mock board)||$45|
|Clinical year PACKRAT retake (mock board)||$45|
|Lost records search fee||$20|
|Hard copies of immunization or other lost records||$20|
*These fees above are not expected from a student meeting academic and professional expectations. Other miscellaneous fees may be incurred by the student, such as library fines, parking tickets, lab breakage, late payment fee of $25/month, etc.
Books and Equipment Cost++
|Semester||Product||Required Cost||Optional Cost|
|Spring I||Medical Equipment||$950|
|Books/Materials, Subscription: Up to Date, Subscription: ePocrates||$880||$2,600|
|Summer I||Tracking/Logging system||$100|
|Spring II||Books/Materials, Subscription: Up to Date, Subscription: ePocrates||$380||$150|
|Spring III||Subscription: Up to Date, Subscription: ePocrates||$230|
++These figures are as of March 2016.