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Albany --future Master's option?

Discussion in 'Clinicians [ RN / NP / PA ]' started by cardiac chick, Apr 5, 2002.

  1. cardiac chick

    cardiac chick Junior Member

    Feb 4, 2002
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    I am interested to hear from anyone familiar with Albany's PA program. On their website they mention the possibility of a Master's option in the future. Do any current students know how soon this will happen? Also--how happy were you with their program ?
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  3. Bandit

    Bandit Senior Member

    Nov 23, 2001
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    There are alot of schools that are attempting to convert from a BS to a masters lately. Many are offering recent grads. the option of a masters with very little extra (maybe one semester). The difference in medical knowledge is almost non-existant between the two degrees. The extra classes will be in research/epidemiology/and courses like "health care for the poor" Worth getting the degree because some hospitals slot your salary, but it wont help you much clinically.

    Oh, in case your wondering how -- and this is kinda cheating--but they actually go back and change the numbers on classes to accomodate the degree. Micro 404 majically becomes micro 505 on your transcript! I was shocked, but I was told schools do it all the time.
  4. vixen

    vixen I like members

    Oct 17, 2000
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    hey do you guys know when and what schools will be doing this? I'm sure my friend would be interested and I'd love to tell him about it...thanks :)

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