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Albany Medical Center

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Name of program: ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER
URL: www.amc.edu/
US News Rank #43
Prerequisites:
Courses –

1 Chemistry and 1 Biology science within the last 5 years – all lab courses must be hands-on
Anatomy w/lab – Anatomy & Physiology I & II or equivalent w/labs – 8 semester hours
Physiology w/lab –
Microbiology w/lab – 4 semester hours
Statistics – 3 semester hours
Psychology – 3 semester hours
Other courses:

General Biology I & II w/labs – 8 semester hours,

English Composition or other writing intensive course – 3 semester hours

Chemistry
8 hours with lab basic – General Chemistry I & II w/labs
3 hours with lab Organic – Organic, Biochemistry or other advanced Chemistry
8 hours each of above recommended and Biochemistry

Bachelor Degree – Baccalaureate
GRE – Yes
Basic Life Support – no

Admissions:
CASPA Application Required – Yes –  November 1st – early application recommended
Supplemental app required – Yes – $60 fee – submitted as early as possible
Open House – Information Sessions 518-262-5251, email greenR@mail.amc.edu
Interview – Yes
Rolling admissions – Yes
Admission factors – All prerequisites completed with a grade of “C” or better, 1,000 hours of responsible health care experience, completion of the GRE, interview (focus of Albany Medical Center is culturally-competent care in rural and medically underserved areas)

Program facts:
Length – 28 months
Degree Granted – Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies
Class size – 30
Average # of Apps received, average # interviewed and # accepted  – ?
Average age, sex, GPA of those admitted –

(Academic year 2010) undergraduate GPA 3.45,

science  GPA 3.47,

GRE verbal 56%ile, math 55%ile, analytical 47%ile,

health care experience 3,251 hrs.
Tuition – $47,243 (7 terms @ $6,749)
Fees

  • Required books and supplies $4,180,
  • computer $1,800,
  • equipment $1,360,
  • NCCPA exam $425;
  • (28 month budget) room $19,432,
  • food $11,956,
  • utilities $4,480,
  • phone/internet $2,828,
  • transportation $7,644,
  • miscellaneous $5,992

Financial Aid – Complete FAFSA online and AMC Financial Aid Application.  Once the Financial Aid Office receives all of the required financial aid application materials they will send an email indicating the applicant’s financial aid file is complete.  After award eligibility is determined, applicant will be sent an email requesting that they view their award offer online and accept (or reject) the financial aid offer.

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