Direct Entry Physician Assistant Studies Program

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Eligibility Requirements for Admission into the Direct Entry Program
  • Minimum high school cumulative average of 92
  • Minimum 1200 SAT score (Critical Reading and Math only) or minimum 27 ACT Score
  • Required High School Courses – Applicants must graduate from an accredited high school and must complete a minimum of 16 academic units in the following distribution:
    •  English – Four
    •  Foreign Language – Three
    •  Mathematics – Three to Four
    • Natural Science – Three to Four
    •  Social Studies – Three to Four
  • Recommendations: Applicants are required to submit one letter of recommendation from a guidance or college counselor; or two letters of recommendation from clergy, coaches, employers, teachers, etc.
  • 50 hours of shadowing or patient contact documented by a supervisor prior to first semester studies at Le Moyne College
  • Required interview by invitation only; invitations will be extended by February 1. The final decision regarding admission to the direct entry program will be made by the P.A. Program Admission Committee.