Hofstra University

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*Last updated September 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
08/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
10/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$50
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
75

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
-
Male
-
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
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
No information provided
Support for Veterans
Veteran scholarships;Yellow Ribbon program
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$119,290
Total Fees
$5,016

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.30
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.30

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
No information provided
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Employer/supervisor
Required Bachelor Degree
No
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;ACT;SAT
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
4
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.

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