Mercy College

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*Last updated October 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
11/01/2022
Supplemental Application
Yes
Supplemental Deadline
11/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
$40
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$800
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
27
Start Month
June
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
7
Program Credit Hours
90
Estimated Incoming Class Size
62

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
Yes
On-Campus Housing
No
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
No information provided
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
No
Total Tuition
$92,700
Total Fees
$9,443

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.00
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.20

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • General chemistry I & II with lab
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology with Lab I & II
  • General Biology I & II with lab
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Advanced Human Biologic Science
Required Shadowing
Not required
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
No information provided
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
500
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
Yes
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Academic Reference;Employer/supervisor;Character witness
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
3.87
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 mission of the Mercy College Graduate Program in Physician Assistant Studies is to educate physician assistants to provide quality, cost-effective, accessible health care, especially to underserved patients in the Tri-state area.

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