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Graduates of Le Moyne’s Master of Science program in physician assistant studies are competent, caring and ethical primary health care providers committed to their patients and their communities. A unique focus of the Le Moyne program is on cultural competence and the delivery of health care to diverse populations. In accordance with the College’s Jesuit mission, students learn to care for patients in underserved areas from downtown Syracuse to rural Wyoming.
Le Moyne is one of only a handful of PA programs that presents medical humanities courses as an integral part of training. In conjunction with evidence-based medicine skill acquisition, self-directed learning and resource utilization, the Le Moyne graduate focuses on a bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach in order to care for the whole person.
Successful completion of the following courses with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0. In order for courses to count towards the prerequisites, a "C" or better must be earned.
See PA prerequisites checklist here.
750 hours of paid, volunteer or combination hands-on patient care (at least 500 quality hours required at the time of application).
Download list of patient care experience
Le Moyne requires a "submit by" deadline to CASPA by October 1.
*********APPLICATION "SUBMISSION" DEADLINE TO CASPA IS OCTOBER 1**********
Le Moyne College is NOT on a rolling admission process so your application will be considered as long as you submit your application electronically to CASPA by the Le Moyne College October 1 deadline. Application verification by CASPA will take 2-4 weeks after your application is submitted and complete but we will still be reviewing applications for the January interview dates with invitation phone calls being made mid to late November and early December.
Le Moyne College seeks applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and life experiences, who have respect for all people, and who demonstrate a mature attitude toward learning. Highly competitive applicants exhibit the following qualities:
Strong desire to care for the sick or injured
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Unblemished moral/ethical character
Strong desire to work with and care for diverse populations
Self-awareness of limitations
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Admission decisions are based on an individual's academic abilities, quality of health care experience, communication skills, professionalism and recommendations. A class of 75 students begins the program each fall.
Competitive applicants will possess the following criteria:
After initial application review, selected applicants will be contacted in early to mid-November to schedule an interview with members of the PA Program Admission Committee. The interview will consist of an individual interview, a group interview and a writing sample.
Interview dates: January 7, 8, 9, 2016
All applicants will be notified by mail of the PA Admission Committee decision. Admission notification will be made by the end of January.
Le Moyne College welcomes applications from individuals with various backgrounds regardless of race, color, gender, creed, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or national or ethnic origin
Office of Graduate Admission
Grewen Hall Room 322
Phone: (315) 445-5444
Join us Thursday, September 14, at 5:30pm in the Science Center Annex Room 318 on the Le Moyne College campus to learn more about our program.
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