SUNY Upstate University PA Program Mission Statement

The mission of SUNY Upstate Medical University is to improve the health of the communities we serve through education, biomedical research and patient care.

PA PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Accreditation Status: Continuing
Campus: Syracuse, NY
Degrees Offered: Masters
Distance & Online Learning: None
Bachelor Degree: 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: $150
Supplemental Application: Yes
International Students: Not Accepted
TOEFL: Not required
Recommendation letters: 3, Academic reference, Employer/supervisor, PA

CASPA

CASPA Participant? Yes
Application Deadline:  December 1, 2018

TUITION

Resident $45,440
Nonresident $94,449

GPA

Overall GPA 3.0
Prerequisite GPA  No minimum
Science GPA No minimum
Science GPA Method

GRE

Required — MCAT not accepted in place of GRE

EXPERIENCE

REQUIRED
Minimum 1000 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

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