Program Spotlight: Touro College (Manhattan)


Location:  Manhattan, NY

Number of students:  50

Application Cycle:  April - January 1st through CASPA and supplemental application; may apply by November 1st for "early decision" 

Interview dates:  December - March

Start date:  August

Length of Program:  32 months

Public/Private:  Private

HCE:  Minimum 200 hours

GPA:  Minimum science and overall GPA of 3.0

Shadowing:  Minimum 20 hours shadowing a PA

The Good Stuff:

  •  Non-traditional format - During the 16 month didactic year, classes are held in the evenings and on weekends, which would allow for part-time work.  The clinical year is full-time, and then there is a 4 month period for an elective and completing the Master's project.  
  • Joint BS/MS program (dual degrees awarded)
  • Interviews - MMI style 1 on 1 with 4-5 faculty members, writing sample, possible group portion

Program Link:  Touro College Manhattan PA Program Website

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