If you are interested in one of York College’s professional programs, it is important to note these programs require separate application and screening. Applicants must keep in mind the highly competitive nature of the admissions processes for these programs. The next Occupational Therapy application deadline is February 7, 2020. The Physician Assistant program deadline is March 1, 2020. For all other program application deadlines, please see the respective departments.
Below you will find a summary of key information regarding the admissions requirements, processes, and statistics for our professional programs to allow you to make informed decisions regarding your future academic plans.
Minimum GPA for application
Minimum credits/degree needed for application
Exams prior to application
Time limits on prerequisite courses
Number of applicants 2018-2019
Number accepted 2018-2019
Average GPA of accepted candidates 2018-2019
|Clinical Laboratory Science (BS)||2.5||Completion of Pathways General Education Requirements and program specific prerequisite courses||10-year limit for required science courses||58*||49*||3.214*|
|Movement Science (BS)||2.0|
|Nursing (Generic BS)||3.0||Completion of Pathways General Education Requirements and program specific prerequisite courses||NLN Pre-Admission Exam||10-year limit for science courses||81||52||3.45|
|Nursing (RN to BS)||Completion of an associate degree and diploma Nursing program||New York State Registered Nurse licensure||10-year limit for science courses||16||16||N/A|
|2.9||Completion of Pathways General Education Requirements and program specific prerequisite courses||10-year limit on all OT prerequisite courses||138||40||3.58|
|Physician Assistant (MS)||3.0||Completion of a Baccalaureate degree and program specific prerequisite courses||Graduate Record Examination (GRE)||5-year limit on Anatomy & Physiology courses; 10-year limit on Statistics and all other science prerequisite courses||327||29||3.65|
|Public Health (BS)||3.0||Completion of program specific prerequisite courses||4||3.38|
|Social Work (BS)||2.5||Completion of program specific prerequisite courses||26||14||3.085|
|Social Work (MSW) - 2 year ||3.0||Completion of a Baccalaureate degree||54**||36**||3.93|
|Social Work (MSW) - advanced standing||3.0 overall; 3.2 in social work||Completion of a bachelor's degree in social work from a CSWE accredited program within the last five years||3.6|
|Teacher Education**||3.0||Completion of program specific prerequisite courses||36||21||3.2|
*Aggregate data from 2017-2018 and 2018-2019.
**Total applicants for both 2 year and Advanced Standing MSW programs.
***Teacher Education programs include:
Childhood Education: Interdisciplinary Studies
Bilingual Childhood Education: Spanish