Physician Assistant

Mercy College New York

36 months
967 USD/credit
967 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Physician Assistant at Mercy College New York is a full-time program designed to prepare you for an exciting, growing and rewarding career.


By graduation, you will possess a wide breadth of knowledge in many areas of medicine. This will assist you in providing complete patient care, both preventive and curative, while collaborating as an integral component of the healthcare team.

What is unique about the Master of Science in Physician Assistant at Mercy College New York is that it embodies the principles of primary care medicine incorporating the biopsychosocial model of medical education.

 With this model, students learn to incorporate knowledge from biologic science, while integrating psychological and social factors with population/community-based medicine in order to deliver comprehensive primary healthcare.

It utilizes broad-based medical knowledge incorporating:

  • internal medicine
  • pediatrics
  • obstetrics & gynecology
  • psychiatry. 

As a result, graduates of the Program obtain positions in a wide-range of medical specialties.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Gross Anatomy I
  • Gross Anatomy Lab
  •  Pathophysiology
  • Fndmntls Clncl Med I
  • Physcn Asstnt Seminar
  • Gross Anatomy II
  • Fndmntls Clncl Med II
  • Patient Interviewing
  • Pharmacology
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • EKG and Radiology
  • Medical Spanish
  • Physical Diagnosis 
  • Clinical Lab Procedures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis except for a few graduate programs. 




90 alternative credits


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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a graduate application
  • Submit a nonrefundable $40 application fee. 
  • Submit official baccalaureate transcript(s)
  • Supporting documents may be required depending on program of interest, which may include:
    • Letters of recommendation 
    • Personal statement
    • Résumé
    • Test scores
    • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

  • International

    967 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 967 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    967 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 967 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Graduate Registration Fees

  • 12 credits or more : $310/term
  • Less than 12 credits: $155/term
  • Physician Assistant - Final Program Year: $275/term


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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