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Additional Admission Evaluation Criteria – not required but beneficial

  • Applicant’s commitment to providing care in Ohio and/or the Appalachian region.
  • Applicant’s healthcare hours (paid and/or voluntary).
  • Applicants work ethic, leadership skills and extracurricular activities.

Vaccine Policy

Starting with the Class of 2024 (June 1, 2022), Marietta College will require that all students in the Physician Assistant, Psychology, and Athletic Training graduate programs be vaccinated, including the COVID 19 vaccine.

Read the vaccine policy

Marietta College Students 

  • Special consideration will be given to Marietta College students meeting the criteria for a “Guaranteed Interview” and to Marietta College alumni who meet all other admission requirements.
  • Limited seats in the Program will be reserved for high school students entering Marietta College and meeting the rigorous standards as outlined in the "Direct Admissions Physician Assistant Program".

Come visit the program

We welcome individuals who are interested in visiting the facility and speaking with our program director, to schedule a visit by contacting the Admission Coordinator at or 740.376.4458.