West Virginia University

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*Last updated September 2022

Deadlines

Application Deadline
08/01/2022
Supplemental Application
No
Supplemental Deadline
10/01/2022
Supplemental Application Fee
No information provided
Supplemental Application Fee Waiver
No information provided
Deposit
$1,000
Deposit Refundable
No

Program Info

CASPA Member
Yes
Program Length in Months
No information provided
Start Month
January
Part-time Option
No
Academic Terms
Semesters
Total Number of Terms
No information provided
Program Credit Hours
114
Estimated Incoming Class Size
24

Program Matriculants by Gender

Female
20
Male
4
Non-Binary
-
Gender Unknown
-

Ethnicity of Program Matriculants by Number

American Indian or Alaskan Native
-
Asian
-
Black or African American
-
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
-
Native Hawaiin or Pacific Islander
-
White
-
Distance Campuses
No
On-Campus Housing
No
Primary Credentials
Master's degree (not Master's of Public Health)
Type of Masters
MHS: Master of Health Science
Undergraduate Pre-Professional Phase
No
Accept Transfer Students
No information provided
Accept International Applicants
Yes
Only Accept Pre-Professional
No information provided
Special Tracks
No
Unique Program Features
No information provided
Support for Veterans
No information provided
Other Information
No information provided

Tuition

Separate Tuition Rates
Yes
Resident Tuition
$83,264
Non-Resident Tuition
$126,104

GPA Requirements

Minimum Overall GPA Required
3.20
Minimum Overall Prerequisite GPA Required
3.20

Requirements & Prerequisites

Required Pre-requisite Courses:

  • Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Psychology
  • General chemistry with lab
  • Biology with lab
  • Human Physiology
  • Human Anatomy with lab
  • Organic or Biochemistry  with lab
Required Shadowing
Not required
Required Health Care Experience
Required
Minimum Health Care Experience Hours
80
Required Direct Patient Care Experience
Not required
Minimum Direct Patient Care Hours
No information provided
Virtual Experience Hours Accepted
No information provided
Required Onsite Interview
No
Required Writing Sample
No
Required Personal Statement
Yes
Required References
Academic Reference;Employer/supervisor
Required Bachelor Degree
Yes
Required Standardized Tests
TOEFL;GRE
Other Standardized Tests
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Verbal Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Score
No information provided
Average Analytical Writing GRE Percentile
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Score
No information provided
Average Quantitative Reasoning GRE Percentile
No information provided

Mission Statement

The Division of Physician Assistant Studies is committed to improving health and quality of life for individuals within and beyond the state of West Virginia. The Division is dedicated to providing physician assistants to address health care needs by offering a high quality education program that strives for excellence in education and clinical practice. The Division, through a commitment to evidence-based practice, contributes to scholarship in the field. The program provides a model for addressing health disparity through an understanding of health and health policy, as well as awareness of demographic risk factors for health and quality of life as applied both locally and globally.

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