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Frequently Asked Questions

Marshall University Physician Assistant Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications must be submitted to CASPA and verified by October 1, 2020.

The Marshall University PA program will admit 25 students.

That information can be found on our website’s prospective students’ page: https://jcesom.marshall.edu/students/physician-assistant-program/prospective-students/.  

Orientation week is scheduled for January 4-8, 2021, with the first day of class scheduled for January 11, 2021. Orientation is required. 

All applicants who meet minimum requirements for admission will be considered for acceptance.

While encouraged, they are not required.

This information can be included in your CASPA application, but there is not a required form to report your experience.

This information will be posted as it becomes available.

Yes. The MCAT may substitute for the GRE if it, too, is taken within five years of the time of application.

No. Clinical site assignments are the responsibility of the clinical coordinator and MUPA program.