Acceptance Requirements

The agreement guarantees admission into the Physician Assistant program to R-MC students who: maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher; complete seven of eight prerequisite courses as indicated on the Program’s EAP web site by the time of application; are able to accumulate 500 hours of patient care experience before being accepted into the program; accumulate a total of 1000 hours of healthcare experience before matriculation into the program; and complete a successful interview with the Program Admissions Committee.

Students can apply to this highly competitive program after the first semester of their junior year. The EVMS Program Admissions Committee may extend an offer of admissions to up to five R-MC students annually.