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Oklahoma State University

Physician Assistant Program - Prospective Students


The OSU-CHS PA Program is a 28-month program with 13 months of didactic training and 15 months of clinical training. If accreditation is awarded, the first class of 25 students will begin courses in July 2021.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.  
  • Required Pre-requisite undergraduate courses must have a grade of B or better:               
    • Chemistry: 8 hours (with at least 1 hour lab)  
    • Anatomy: cadaver lab is encouraged               
    • Physiology  
    • Microbiology
    • Biology: at least 6 upper division hours                  
    • Psychology: 6 hours  
    • Statistics: 3 hours  
  • Recommended courses:  
    • Medical terminology  
    • Biochemistry 
  • Combined anatomy and physiology courses are accepted as prerequisites. A total of 8 credit hours is required for this type of coursework.
  • Application must be submitted through CASPA (Central Application Service for Physician Assistants)
  • Personal statement
  • 3 letters of references
    • 1 letter must be from a health care professional
    • Prefer to see letters from practicing Physician Assistants
  • GRE exam

For more information email physician.assistant@okstate.edu