Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Number of students: 40
Application Cycle: CASPA by October 1st, and a supplemental application
Interview dates: For 2017, starting January
Start date: Pending start date in August 2017 (will be evaluated for provisional status in March 2017)
Length of Program: 27 months
Public/Private: Public (In-state tuition for Florida residents)
HCE: Minimum 500 hours of direct patient care (scribe does not count)
GPA: Minimum overall of 3.0 and minimum math/science of 3.0
Shadowing: No specific requirement
The Good Stuff:
- GPA exception - If you have completed a graduate program with at least 30 hours and your graduate GPA is higher than your undergraduate GPA, you can write to ask for consideration of your graduate GPA.
- GRE required in the last 3 years. No listed minimum
- HCE exception - If you do not have the required 500 hours, you can take a course at FSU called "Introduction to the PA Profession" that waives this requirement. They would still like for you to have some patient experience.
- Preference is given to Florida residents, South Georgia and South Alabama residents of counties with borders on the Florida line, and veterans
Program Link: Florida State University PA Program Website