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Career ServicesA network that works for youPace's Career Services has critical connections to hundreds of employers in the health care field. In fact, many contact Pace for referrals when they have an opening. Graduate students also receive a comprehensive array of services-all at no cost-including:n On-campus recruiting programs and career fairs that attract major health care providers in the regionn One-on-one career counselingn Special workshops for those in the health care professionn Job search databases and access to online job postingsn Job referrals n Hundreds of alumni career advisers and an instant network of great contactsAn International PerspectiveA world of caringPace is not only home to a diverse population of students-in-cluding more than 1,000 international students from more than 100 countries-but also a curriculum and faculty that give you a global view of the health care industry. International students and visiting scholars are welcomed at Pace and our International Students and Scholars Office and faculty are here to ensure that you get the most out of your time at Pace, and in New York. Study abroad and travel experiences are just some of the ways we help give students a global perspective.n The PA Program offers a five-week elective rotation that gives students hands-on clinical experience in countries such as Ecua-dor, India, and South Africa.n Travel courses for graduate students expose them to clinics, students in other health professions, and faculty in countries such as the Netherlands and Iceland.n A 10-week program invites international students to visit and study with health professions students on Pace campuses.n International visiting professors are currently doing collaborative research. College of Health Professions Graduate Programs 11

Degree Requirements (76 credits total)Summer II (7 credits)PAS 510 Psychosocial Medicine 2PAS 511 Professionalism and Biomedical Ethics 2PAS 505 Human Physiology 3Fall (19 credits)PAS 547 Medical Pharmacology I 3PAS 601 Clinical Medicine I 5PAS 604 Basic and Laboratory Sciences I 2PAS 606 Clinical Application I 3PAS 512 Gross Anatomy I 2PAS 534 Pathophysiology *(2 semesters) 4Spring (18 credits)PAS 648 Medical Pharmacology II 3PAS 602 Clinical Medicine II 5PAS 605 Basic and Laboratory Sciences II 2PAS 607 Clinical Application II 3PAS 513 Gross Anatomy II 2PAS 514 Epidemiology and Evidence-based Medicine 3PAS 534 Pathophysiology (continued) 0Summer I (10 credits)PAS 603 Clinical Medicine III 8PAS 515 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 2Summer IIPAS 603 Clinical Medicine III (continued) 0PAS 515 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (continued) 0Clinical Clerkships (22 credits)PAS 701 Internal Medicine 2PAS 702 Pediatrics 2PAS 703 Obstetrics and Gynecology 2PAS 704 Psychiatry 2PAS 705 Primary Care 2PAS 706 Emergency Medicine 2PAS 707 Surgery 2PAS 708 Long Term Care 2PAS 709 Elective 2PAS 799C Senior Capstone 2PAS 620 Research Methods/Master's Project 2Total Credits: 76Physician Assistant Studies Master of ScienceThe Physician Assistant (PA), working with physician supervision, practices in a variety of health care settings. PAs obtain patient histories, perform physical examinations, order diagnostic tests, interpret and evaluate results, and develop treatment strategies. They perform various medical procedures and have the authority to write prescriptions. Their roles are as diverse as those of their supervising physicians, and their function is regarded as critical to any health care team. While many PAs work in primary care settings and general internal medicine, the possibilities are limitless and can encompass medical subspecialties, administration, academia, and research opportunities.The Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant program is a rigorous master of science program that fully inte-grates the educational components of the two institutions. The mission of the Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physi-cian Assistant Program is to conduct a quality education program that produces superior physician assistants who possess the requisite skills, knowledge, attitude, and under-standing to function in diverse communities, populations, and settings, and to treat all patients with dignity, respect, and compassion.Prerequisites Students are eligible to apply to the master of science degree program if they have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and have met specific requirements set forth by the PA program. CreditsMathematics (Precalculus or Statistics) 3 General Biology and Laboratory 8 General Chemistry and Laboratory 8Microbiology 3Organic Chemistry and Laboratory or Biochemistry and Laboratory 4Anatomy and Laboratory 4Physiology 3(Anatomy and Physiology I and II with Laboratory also accepted)AdmissionsStudents may apply only through Central Application Services for Physician Assistant (CASPA) at www.caspaonline.org.Course of instruction and length of program and curriculum are subject to change. The Pace University-Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA), and is a member of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA). The program is registered by the New York State Department of Education and awards a master's in science in Physician Assistant Studies. 12 College of Health Professions12 Graduate Programs College of Health Professions Graduate Programs