Q. What type of institution is West Liberty University?

A. West Liberty University is a four-year state-assisted institution.

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 … Continue reading

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. 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 … Continue reading

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. Are there additional requirements for the program?

A. All candidates must be able to pass a background check and a drug test before being admitted to the program. Students must also pass subsequent background checks and drug tests … Continue reading

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.

Q. What degree will be given upon successful completion of the program?

A. Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will be awarded the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) degree.

Q. How many classes are admitted each year?

A. One class will be admitted each July.