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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 Physician Assistant Studies
The City College of New York Physician Assistant Program
Weill Cornell Physician Assistant Program
Daemen College Physician Assistant Studies
D'Youville College Physician Assistant Combined Degree
Hofstra University Physician Assistant Studies
Le Moyne College Physician Assistant Program
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 Physician Assistant Program
Wagner College Physicians Assistant Program






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