Canisius College

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*Last updated May 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
08/15/2022
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$100
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
28
Start Month
January
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
110
Estimated Incoming Class Size
30

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
7.0
Male
-
Non-Binary
0.0
Gender Unknown
0.0

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
0.0
Asian
12.0
Black or African American
4.0
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
3.0
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
0.0
White
10.0
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MSPAS: Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
Yes
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Special admission consideration;SOC member
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$96,250
Total Fees
$3,290

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.00

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy and Physiology I & II
  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Chemistry I & II
  • Developmental Psychology or equivalent
Required Shadowing
No information provided
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
200
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Health care professional
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The Canisius College Physician Assistant Department is built upon the central mission of eliminating healthcare disparity and improving the health and wellbeing of underserved populations by developing competent, compassionate clinicians who discern a purpose of service, mindfulness, and leadership in both their community and profession.

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