Program Advisor

Joshua J. Quinn
Medical Careers Coordinator, The EDGE
Thomas Branch Hall, Room 125


Below are the courses offered through RMC that will be accepted toward completing the 8 prerequisites to apply to the EVMS PA program. Only 1 of the acceptable courses listed is required to meet the prerequisite. If multiple courses listed are on your transcript, the course with the highest grade will be used in our review.

Note: Any exceptions to these acceptable courses must be approved in advance and will not be granted retroactively.  

Please note that 7 of the prerequisites must be completed with a B- or better before the EAP application deadline, and all courses must be completed at Randolph-Macon without having been repeated for poor performance.

EVMS Prerequisite* Acceptable RMC Course(s)
Anatomy BIO 251: Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Physiology BIO 252: Human Anatomy & Physiology II
General Chemistry CHEM 210: Introduction to College Chemistry
CHEM 215: Principles of Chemistry
CHEM 220: Basic Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 230: Quantitative Chemical Analysis

Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry

CHEM 261: Organic Chemistry
CHEM 262: Organic Chemistry
CHEM 407: Biochemistry I
CHEM 408: Biochemistry II

Microbiology or Cell Biology

BIO 201: Cell Biology
BIO 311: Microbiology

General Psychology

PSYC 200: General Psychology

Upper Level Psychology

PSYC 330: Developmental Psychology


BIO 350: Biostatistics
MATH 111: Introduction to Statistics
MATH 113: Introduction to Statistics
PHYS 151: Introductory Physics
PHYS 152: Introductory Physics
PHYS 205: Modern Physics

*To fulfill the prerequisite, you must earn a B- or better in at least one of the listed courses. Your institution's prerequisite requirements for specific courses still apply.