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
CPR $35    
ACLS $180    
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.
Total $290 $20  


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
Physical Exam $40  
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
TDAP $104  
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  
Measles Titer $65  
Mumps Titer $41  
Rubella Titer $46  
Varicella Titer $69  
Total $500  

** 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
South Clinic
Business Health Services
North Clinic
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
Sat./Sun. closed
M-F 7 am - 5 pm
Sat./Sun. Closed
Phone 260.436.2273  260.489.7334


Potential Additional Fees*

Service Potential Cost
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
Total $130

*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  
  Books/Materials $290 $1,500 
Fall I Books/Materials $190 $850
Spring II Books/Materials, Subscription: Up to Date, Subscription: ePocrates $380 $150 
Summer II Books/Materials $80 $735 
Spring III Subscription: Up to Date, Subscription: ePocrates $230  
Total   $2,910 $5,900

++These figures are as of March 2016.

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