The Direct Entry Physician Assistant (P.A.) Studies Program at Le Moyne College was developed to offer the opportunity for early provisional acceptance to exceptional high school students wishing to accelerate their academic and career paths to become physician assistants. Application for the program is made during the senior year of high school. Accepted applicants go on to complete a five-year (3+2) Bachelor of Science program in biological sciences/Master of Science program in physician assistant studies at Le Moyne College. The program is competitive and space is limited. This direct entry admission option to the P.A. program is available only to first-year students.