Physician Assistant Program

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Welcome to Stony Brook University's Physician Assistant Program at both the Stony Brook and Southampton Campuses

Welcome to the Stony Brook Physician Assistant (PA) Program. Our website is designed to help you understand our graduate-level entry and post-professional programs, admission requirements, and the PA profession. We have included information about the outstanding opportunities that are available to you at the university and on Long Island. Like many of the exceptional candidates before you, we hope that this information will help you to decide whether the match between you and a PA education at Stony Brook is the right one. Should you have additional questions after reviewing the information, please contact us or let us know you would like to visit if you are in the area.

Click the applicable program on the left-hand menu for more extensive information.

All the best as you seek to pursue the practice of medicine as a physician assistant. I am looking forward to many of you joining the over 1100 Stony Brook PA graduates who provide quality health care services to the patients we serve.


Donna Ferrara, DHSc, PA-C
Clinical Associate Professor and Interim-Chair

Our deadline has changed.  We no longer offer early decision.  The deadline for the program to receive your application from CASPA is October 1st.  Please note, this is not an e-submit deadline!  This is the deadline for us to receive your application from CASPA. Interviews are granted on a first-come first-serve basis until all 180 slots are filled. We run a rolling Admissions process.