Admissions Requirements

The Admissions Guidelines‌ booklet (pdf) details the requirements for application to the Master of Physician Assistant (MPA) program.  This downloadable guide contains specific information about the admissions requirements, process and timeline for the program.

This brief checklist outlines the major components of the MPA Admissions criteria that will be necessary to complete your application and be considered for a potential interview.

More information is available on our Application Process page.

 

Application Checklist

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APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

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QUALIFYING GPA  (3.00 or better)
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U.S. CITIZEN or Permanent Resident
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BACHELOR'S DEGREE* completed
   (no later than July 1st)
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All PREREQUISITE COURSEWORK* satisfactorily completed
   (prior to March 1st)

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry OR Biochemistry
  • Microbiology OR Cell Biology
  • Intro to Psychology
  • Upper Level Psychology
  • Math OR Statistics OR Physics
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CASPA APPLICATION (electronically submitted by March 1st)   

  • Application Fee (submitted to CASPA)
  • Official transcript(s) from each/every university or
     college ever attended
  • Official TOEFL scores (if applicable)
  • Three (3) letters of reference
  • Other documents as directed by CASPA
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Complete EVMS Supplemental Application 
   (online completion by March 1st)
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Official TRANSCRIPT(S) for any outstanding prerequisites
   completed since submitting the CASPA application

  • Submit directly to:
         EVMS PA Program 
         School of Health Professions
         ATTN: Admissions & Enrollment Office
         700 West Olney Road, Suite 1155
         Norfolk, VA 23501
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Review the PA Program TECHNICAL STANDARDS

 *Specifics regarding foreign degree requirements and pre-requisite expectations and eligibility are found in the MPA Admissions Guidelines booklet