Academic Prerequisites

All applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution prior to matriculation.

Applicants are required to complete all prerequisite science and math courses with no more than one grade below a "B-". The prerequisite course list for admission into the Physician Assistant Program is listed below.

  • Mathematics (Precalculus or Statistics) (3 credits)
     
  • General Biology + Laboratory (8 credits)
     
  • General Chemistry + Laboratory (8 credits)
     
  • Microbiology (3 credits)
     
  • Organic Chemistry + Laboratory OR Biochemistry + Laboratory (4 credits)
     
  • Human Anatomy + Laboratory (4 credits)
     
  • Human Physiology (3 credits)

OR Human Anatomy and Physiology I and II with Laboratory (7 credit minimum)
 

Advanced Standing
Under no circumstances will a student be given credit toward the courses in the Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program.

Courses in Progress or Planned
All required courses must be completed by the time of the e-submission to CASPA.

Prerequisite courses greater than 10 years old
All prerequisite courses must have been completed less than 10 years ago.