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New York Institute of Technology

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Old Westbury, NY

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Overview

New York Institute of Technology / Department of Physician Assistant Studies is located in Old Westbury, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 46

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,791
Applied
110
Accepted
55
Enrolled
6%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree (preferably in science or health-related field); minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; academic record that includes a strong emphasis on science and math; minimum grade of B- in prerequisite courses; minimum of 100 hours of verifiable patient care experience in the U.S. healthcare system

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

153
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.76%
Black or African American 3.27%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.96%
Unknown 9.8%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 16
Male (7)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Healthcare workforce issues, point-of-care ultrasound, cultural competency, palliative care, diet and disease prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY  11568-8000
United States
Contact Dr. Zehra Ahmed
Department Chair
Email: zahmed01@nyit.edu
Phone: 516-686-3871