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New York Physician Assistant Programs

New York Physician Assistant Programs provide the classroom instruction and hands-on training required to be a Physician Assistant. Working under the supervision of physicians or surgeons, physician assistants are playing an increasingly important role in the U.S. healthcare delivery system. With demographic and technological trends spurring continued demand growth for healthcare services, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the Physician Assistant profession to be one of the fastest growing occupations through 2024 (Data). To practice as a Physician Assistant, professional licensure requirements in all states include entry level training from an accredited physician assistant program.



Classroom studies at New York Physician Assistant Programs focus on human anatomy, physiology, pathology, clinical medicine, clinical pharmacology, geriatric care, disease prevention, and related medical sciences. New York Physician Assistant Programs augment this classroom instruction in medical sciences with supervised training in multiple clinical areas, including family medicine, internal medicine, surgery, gynecology, geriatrics, emergency medicine, psychiatry, and pediatrics, among others. Most applicants to Physician Assistant Programs in New York have a prior bachelorís degree and some healthcare-related work experience, often times as registered nurses, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), or paramedics. Nevertheless, admissions requirements vary from program to program, so interested applicants need to check specific New York Physician Assistant Programs for their respective admission requirements.

Learn more about admission requirements, curriculum and career development support at these New York Physician Assistant Programs:



Albany Medical College:
Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies

The City College of New York:
Physician Assistant Program

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences:
MS in Health Sciences for Physician Assistants

Daemen College:
Physician Assistant Studies

D'Youville College:
Physician Assistant Combined Degree

Hofstra University Physician Assistant Studies:
Dual Degree and Masters of Science

Le Moyne College:
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

LIU Brooklyn:
MS in Physician Assistant Studies

Mercy College:
MS in Physician Assistant Studies

NYIT School of Health Professions:
Physician Assistant Studies

Rochester Institute of Technology:
Physician Assistant Program

SUNY Downstate Medical Center:
Physician Assistant Program

Stony Brook University:
Physician Assistant Programs

Touro College School of Health Sciences:
Physician Assistant Program

Wagner College:
Physicians Assistant Program





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