Prerequisites and COVID-19 Updates

Applying to graduate school may feel intimidating. However, here at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine's Physician Assistant Program, we want to help this process to go by quickly and smoothly. Explore our "Admissions" section to learn more about the application requirements and the various resources available to you!

Webinars and Additional Resources

Check out these additional webinars and resources in order to learn more about the Case Western Reserve University Physician Assistant program and our application process!

Tips for a Great PA Application

We know this process can feel overwhelming, but we are here to help!

Our Application Requirements and Prerequisites

We'll walk you through our application requirements and prerequisites.

Look at Our Prerequisites

Explore our website in order to read about our prerequisites.

An Application Q&A

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COVID-19 Updates

In response to COVID-19, the PA Program has made the following modifications to the admissions requirements.  

  1. We will accept pass/no pass for any course taken between January and May of 2020
  2. For courses that occurred between January and May of 2020, we will accept online lab work only if the course started in person.
  3. For the following terms, the PA program will accept online prerequisites, including labs:
    • Summer 2020
    • Fall 2020
    • Spring 2021
  4. For the following terms, the PA program will accept online prerequisites, including labs on a case-by-case basis only:
    • Summer 2021
    • Fall 2021

Meeting minimal program prerequisites guarantees neither an interview nor acceptance to the program. The PA program website is the definitive source of information concerning admission criteria.

For more information please email: paprogram@case.edu or call us at 216-368-0575.

Reviewed and updated by the PA Program on January 10, 2022.