Program Spotlight: Touro University - California


Location:  Mare Island, California

Number of students: 44

Application Cycle:  CASPA by November 1st and supplemental application (if invited); rolling admissions

Interview dates: September - May

Start date: August

Length of Program:  33 months

Public/Private: Private

HCE:  500 required hours

GPA:  Minimum 2.75 overall and science (recommended 3.0 to be competitive) and C or better in all prerequisite courses; will focus primarily on the last 30 hours of coursework

Shadowing: Preference given to >20 hours shadowing 

The Good Stuff:

  • The program is actually a joint PA and Master's of Public Health program
  • Information sessions are held monthly
  • GRE is NOT required
  • Can choose between the Community Track or Global Health Track if desired.  
  • All requirements must be completed at time application is submitted. 
  • Interview is "mixed format with both one-on-one and group interactions"

Program Link:  Touro University - California PA Program

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