Program Spotlight: Hofstra University


Location: Hempstead, NY

Number of students: 50 students

Application Cycle: CASPA by October 1st 

Interview dates: October - February

Start date: Fall 

Length of Program: 28 months

Public/Private: Private

HCE: 50 hours

GPA: Minimum cumulative and science GPA of 3.2

Shadowing: No specific requirement

The Good Stuff:

  • A&P, microbiology, biochemistry or organic chemistry must be taken within the past 5 years 
  • General biology and general chemistry may be waived if more advanced courses have been passed with a grade of B+ or better 
  • Prerequisites preferred for science majors and at a 4-year college or university
  • Option for Freshman Direct Entry BS/MS in PA Studies - 3 years of prerequisites, followed by PA school 
  • Cadaver lab

Program Link: Hofstra University PA Program Website

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