Q. Can I be admitted to the program while still completing prerequisites for my undergraduate degree?

A. Occasionally an exceptional candidate may be admitted to the program if a course or two is in the process of completion. All requirements must however, be completed and verified before matriculation.

Q. What are my chances of getting into the program?

A. Your chances of getting into the program are influenced by the characteristics of the applicant pool and include factors such as GPA, references, interview performance and number of applicants.

Q. When will interviews begin?

A. For the class beginning in July, 2014, interviews are expected to begin in January 2014.

Q. If I meet the minimum requirements, will I be invited for an interview?

A. Whether you are invited for an interview depends on the make-up of the applicant pool. The most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview.

Q. How do I apply to the program?

A. Applications for the class matriculating in July, 2014 will be taken through CASPA, a central applications agency for physician assistant programs. An application package is found under Admissions in theProgram Website at: http://www.westliberty.edu/physician-assistant/admissions/application-procedure/

Q. Are there preferences in the selection process?

A. The following are preferences and not prerequisites: A background in a health-related field Community service West Virginia residency West Liberty University grad  

Q. Is the GRE or MCAT required to apply to the program?

A. The GRE or MCAT is not required to apply to the program. Screening exams in Math, Composition and Medical Terminology will be administered during the interview process.

Q. What GPA must I have to apply to the program?

A. To apply to the program, one must have a 3.0 GPA overall and a 3.0 GPA in the Sciences.