Pre-PA Curriculum


The mission of the two-year pre-physician assistant curriculum is to provide the student with the prerequisite coursework for entrance into the Physician Assistant Program.

Program Goal

The two-year pre-physician assistant curriculum includes biological and physical science courses that are prerequisites for the Physician Assistant Program, as well as courses that collectively meet the general education requirements.

Program Overview and Student Learning Goals

The pre-physician assistant curriculum encompasses the biological and physical sciences as well as several general education requirements.  The biological and physical sciences comprise the essential preparation for the Physician Assistant Program.  The general education courses are needed to fulfill graduation requirements.


For questions, please contact John Danisi, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Pre-Physician Assistant Curriculum, at 718/420-4011.