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Admission Classifications

The Program has established the following admissions classifications:

Direct Admit

  • Limited to current WVU students only

A limited number of students completing the Bachelor of Science degree in the Medical Laboratory Science Program who have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 may apply to the Master of Health Science, Pathologists' Assistant Program at the end of their Junior Year. These students will be admitted into the Program after completing the Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science.

Direct admit students will be required to submit two references. Following review of all direct admit applications, a limited number will be offered an interview by the PA Admissions Committee.

Regular Decision

Application can be submitted between January 2–May 31. Typically, students apply during their senior year of undergraduate studies or following graduation. Students graduating in May of the application period may still apply. Again, admission is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the baccalaureate degree.