Hofstra University

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*Last updated February 2023

Deadlines

Application Deadline
08/01/2023
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
10/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,500
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
28
Start Month
September
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
79
Estimated Incoming Class Size
25

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
35
Male
2
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
1
Asian
7
Black or African American
2
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
3
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
27
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
Yes
Accept Transfer Students
No
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No
Special Tracks
Yes
Unique Program Features
High fidelity simulation, Bioskills cadaver skills lab, In-person teaching associates for GYN and GU medicine, Center for Learning Innovation, Standardized patients, High PANCE Pass Rate, Low Attrition Rate, Exceptional faculty and departmental student support
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$130,000
Total Fees
$5,016

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.30
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
No GPA minimum required

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • General Chemistry
  • General Biology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab I
  • Biochemistry  or Organic Chemistry with lab
  • Microbiology with lab,Genetics or cell biology or another upper level biology
Required Shadowing
Not required
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
50
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
50
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
No restrictions
Required Bachelor Degree
No
Required Standardized Tests
No information provided
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 Hofstra Northwell Department of Physician Assistant Studies’ mission is to create an interprofessional environment that fosters PA leaders and scholars who deliver empathetic, patient-centered care, and promote inclusivity to the diverse populations they serve.