Mercy College PA Program Mission Statement
The mission of the Mercy College Graduate Program in Physician Assistant Studies is to educate physician assistants to provide quality, cost-effective, accessible health care, especially to underserved patients in the Tri-state area.
PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: Bronx, NY
Degrees Offered: Masters
Online Masters Degree: None
Class Duration: 27 months
Class Capacity: 65 students
On-Campus Housing: Not available
Decision Criteria: GPA, healthcare experience, letters of recommendation, personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $800
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 3, at least one from a registered physician assistant, physician or a work supervisor. The recommendations should give evidence of academic and professional qualifications for graduate study. Recommendations should be dated within six months from the date of the application.
CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline: November
Deadline Type: Verified
RESIDENT TUITION $83,250
NONRESIDENT TUITION $83,250
Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA 3.2
Science GPA Method OVERALL
Minimum 500 hours
A minimum of 500 hours of direct patient care (volunteer or work) experience in a health care setting, along with proper verification forms, are required for the PA Program. Additionally, 250 hours of the 500 hours must be completed in a primary care setting, e.g., outpatient internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics or OB/GYN.
PART TIME OPTION
WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA
For a complete list of the Physician Assistant Program details and requirements please visit the official PA program website.