SUNY Downstate Medical Center PA Program Mission Statement

The Physician Assistant Program joined the College of Health Related Professions in 1990. In keeping with the mission of the College of Health Related Professions, the mission of the SUNY Downstate Medical Center Physician Assistant Program is to foster the development of professional, competent diverse Physician Assistants to provide compassionate healthcare for an evolving urban population. Our vision is to meet the unmet health care needs in Brooklyn, and New York City. 

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: Brooklyn, NY
Degrees Offered: Bachelor
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: Not required
Class Duration: 27 months
Class Capacity: 35 students
On-Campus Housing: Available
Decision Criteria: Overall GPA; Science GPA; Prerequisite course GPA, personal interview, personal statement
Seat Deposit: $50
Supplemental Application: No
International Students:  Accepted
TOEFL: Not required
Recommendation letters: 2

CASPA

CASPA Participant? No
Application Deadline: November

TUITION

Resident $39,000
Nonresident $77,735

GPA

Overall GPA 2.95
Prerequisite GPA No minimum
Science GPA 2.33
Science GPA Method OVERALL

GRE

NOT REQUIRED

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
Minimum 250 hours
Acceptable Experience 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:

SUNY Downstate Medical Center 450 Clarkson Avenue Box 1222 Brooklyn, NY 11203

Telephone:
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