Hofstra University PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Hofstra University Department of Physician Assistant Studies is to educate physician assistant students to provide health care with clinical excellence, compassion, and dedication to the community. The goals to meet this mission include: Train competent physician assistants qualified to practice evidence-based medicine in all clinical settings. Develop competence in oral and written communication skills. Provide the skills necessary for life-long learning. Express professionalism through respectful, compassionate and responsive interactions with patients, peers and supervisors. Encourage self-reflection in regard to the affective aspects of medical care. Impart pride of the physician assistant profession. Reinforce collaborative learning and working styles needed in order to participate in the team approach to medicine. Encourage the assumption of leadership roles within the profession and community. Inspire a desire among physician assistants toward service with underserved communities out of the mainstream of health care delivery.

 PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accredited Status: Continuing
Campus:School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies
Degrees Offered: Masters
Online Masters Degree: None
Bachelor Degree: Required
Class Dates: See Program Website
Class Duration: 28 months
Class Capacity: 57 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Cumulative GPA, overall science GPA, personal interview, personal statement.
Seat Deposit: $1,500
Supplemental Application: No
International Students: Accepted
TOEFL: Required (for international applicants)
Recommendation letters: 2

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline October
Deadline Type See Program Website

TUITION

Resident $97,000
Nonresident $97,000

GPA

Overall GPA 3.2
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA 3.2
Science GPA Method OVERALL CASPA-calculated GPA

GRE

NOT REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
Minimum 50 hours
Paid experience with hands-on patient care
Volunteer experience with hands-on patient care
Shadowing a physician or physician assistant

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:

Hofstra University 113 Monroe Lecture Center 127 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 11549-1270

Telephone:
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