Cornell University PA Program Mission Statement

The principal mission of the Weill Cornell Medical College Physician Assistant Program is to educate highly competent, safe and effective physician assistants capable of practicing and excelling in diverse clinical and academic settings. The Program offers a rigorous and thorough foundation in generalist medicine and primary care education, striving for a balanced curriculum that provides students with fundamental principles of generalist clinical practice and training in general surgery and the surgical subspecialties. Consistent with the mission of its sponsoring institution, the program will develop a course of study and scholarship, which will allow its students to obtain a Masters degree in Health Science. In this way, the program will advance medical knowledge and contribute to the PA profession through research and other scholarly endeavors.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accredited Status : Continuing
Campus: New York, NY
Degrees Offered: Certificate, Masters
Online Masters Degree: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Start Dates: March
Class Duration: 26 months
Class Capacity: 32 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Academic Performance (GPA, GRE, Course load) Health Care/Research Experience Letters of Reference/Recommendation, interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $700
Supplemental Application: No
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 2

CASPA

Yes
Application Deadline: September
Deadline Type: Completed

TUITION

RESIDENT TUITION $81,132
NONRESIDENT TUITION $81,132

GPA

Overall GPA No minimum
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA No minimum
Science GPA Method Overall

GRE

Required

EXPERIENCE

Required

Minimum 200 hours
Paid experience with hands-on patient care
Shadowing a physician or physician assistant
Volunteer experience with hands-on patient care

PART TIME OPTION

NO

WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

For a complete list of the Physician Assistant Program details and requirements please visit the official PA program website.

PA Program Website

Address

Our Address:

Cornell University 575 Lexington Avenue Suite 600 New York, NY 10022New York

Telephone:
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