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The advanced placement physician assistant master's completion program is designed as a one year program, culminating in a master of science degree. Admission requirements include a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university.

In order to apply you will need:

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited college or university. You will need to have graduated from an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program. Applicants who have graduated from a university outside the United States must provide a degree level equivalency evaluation for admission from an approved agency
  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Two letters of recommendation from a Physician or supervising Physician Assistant. One of the recommendation letters should be from an employer documenting completion of 900 clinical hours. Students who are new graduates have one year to complete the 900 clinical hour prior to graduation.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges / universities attended, including the PA program you attended. You must supply transcripts regardless of the number of credits earned or the type of school you attended. 
    Send transcripts to: 
    Touro College , Office of Admissions 
    Attn: Jennifer Christie 
    1700 Union Blvd
    Bay Shore, NY 11706

Clinical Prerequisites

You will need 900 hours of clinical experience, with documentation from the supervising practitioner(s). Students who are new graduates have one year to complete the 900 clinical hour prior to graduation.

Admissions Process

Complete the Touro College, School of Health Sciences online application and send in all required supporting documentation. 

Upon receipt of the completed application and all required supporting documentation, the faculty will review the application and supporting documents. Students are admitted on a competitive basis, and individuals will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance by the program director. All submitted materials become the property of Touro College. 

Tuition & Fees 

Tuition for the entire 17-credit program is $7,575. An initial deposit as indicated on your acceptance letter must be submitted in order to enroll in the first semester. This deposit will be applied to the full tuition cost. Students are eligible to receive financial aid.

Students are required to purchase textbooks and will need a high speed Internet connection to view coursework. 

Contact

Zeb Shazad PA-C, MPAS 
Assistant Director, Advanced Placement Master's Completion 
(631) 665-1600 ext 6260 
zeb.shazad@touro.edu

The Board of Trustees of Touro College reserves the right to change tuition and fees without prior written notice.