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Erie, PA 16541
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Admission Requirements for Fall 2023
Please note for Fall 2023 admission: SAT/ACT scores are not required and will not be considered when making admissions decisions
The physician assistant program is a high-demand major at Gannon and there are 58 seats available for each incoming freshman class. In order to be considered for acceptance to the program, students must submit a completed application (application, official
transcripts and letters of recommendation) by November 15
th of their senior year. Qualified students will be invited to one of four interview days. After the interview days students will be evaluated for the 58 available seats. Students not offered a seat in the program may be offered a seat
on a wait list. Up to 15 early admission seats will be offered after the October 10th interview date and up to 15 early admission seats will be offered after the November 4th interview date. The remaining admission decisions
will be made following the Dec. 2nd interview day. Up to three seats will be reserved for transfer students who will enter at the freshmen level. Transfer students must participate in an interview.
Students who are accepted into the program must complete 30 hours of patient interaction experience prior to matriculating. Additional hours are required each summer during the first four years of the program. More information is provided at time of acceptance
into the program.
Applications for the post-baccalaureate option will be reviewed on a space available basis. Prospective students may contact the Gannon University Office of Graduate Admissions for additional information. A limited number of seats are anticipated for
the Fall of 2023. The application deadline is January 1st, 2023. Interested applicants can apply at apply.gannon.edu.
Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required from
previous professional education and prerequisites must have been completed
within the last seven years. As part of the application process, applicants must submit recommendation forms from three evaluators and qualified applicants will be required to participate in an in-person interview day. In addition, applicants must
submit the following: official transcripts, curriculum vitae and 30 hours of documented volunteer/paid medical experience or 30 hours of shadowing a Physician Assistant.
Following are prerequisites for the Post-Baccalaureate Option and must be completed prior to enrolling: