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Physician Assistant

Upstate Medical University SUNY

M.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
29980 USD/year
29980 USD/year
16220 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

People who succeed as Physician Assistant at Upstate Medical University SUNY enjoy direct patient contact, have a passion for medicine, and embrace challenges. Physician assistants practice medicine with physician supervision in many settings and in many medical and surgical disciplines.

Overview

The Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Upstate Medical University SUNY was developed in 2009 as a result of the health care needs of Central New York. 

Key Features 

  • As reported by the Health Resources and Service Administration, fourteen of the seventeen counties encompassing the Central New York corridor from Canada to Pennsylvania are designated as health provider shortage areas. 
  • The need for physician assistant services in these communities is documented by these designated medically underserved communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Professional Issues 
  • Population Medicine
  • EKG Interpretation
  • General Medicine 
  • Human Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

106 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.5
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent.
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores recommended but not required.
  • The average GPA for the incoming Fall 2020 class is 3.5 and the average cumulative GRE is 313; however, we holistically review applications with a wide range of scores and GPAs.
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended.
  • Three original letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic record and potential for investigative research. Applicants will submit their reference's information when filling out their application for admission. Upon submission of the application, the references will receive instructions on how to submit them through MyUpstate.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14990 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    29980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14990 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    16220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8110 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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