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Important Dates:

  • CASPA Application Opens: April 29th, 2021
  • CASPA Application Closes: October 1st, 2021

Due to the competitive nature of the Physician Assistant Program, the completion of admission requirements and pre-requisites does not guarantee an applicant will be awarded an interview. 

OSU-CHS PA Program Application

1. Complete CASPA application - 

  • Application includes three letters of recommendation and two personal essays

2. Pay $50 supplemental application fee to the Oklahoma State University Graduate College

3. Take the GRE Exam (Send scores to CASPA OSU Code: 4754)

  • GRE must have been completed in the past 5 years

4. Complete Altus Suite – an admissions assessments of non-cognitive skills

  • Register here:
      • Includes Casper: 60-90 minute online, open-response situational judgement test (SJT)
    • Select Oklahoma State University under Physician Assistant Programs
    • Scores are valid for one application cycle

5. Interview (if awarded)

  • Interviews occur annually in January after each admission cycle closes

Admission Requirements

  1. A Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
    1. Must be completed prior to matriculation but can be in progress at the time of application
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Pre-Requisite courses (list available here)
    1. Must be completed at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of B or above
    2. All pre-requisite courses must be completed by December 31st of the year of application
    3. Advanced Placement/CLEP credit can be counted for pre-requisite courses if the credit has been accepted by institution and is listed on their official transcript

Admission Preference

Admission preference is given to Oklahoma residents and specifically those from rural and underserved communities who meet the Program mission of returning care to that area.


Preference is also given to applicants with:

  1. Academic Excellence
  2. Community Service
  3. Extracurricular Activites
  4. Healthcare Experience
  5. Healthcare Shadowing
  6. Leadership Roles


Admission Offers

Offers of admission are contingent upon:

  1. Background check
  2. Drug screen
  3. Physical exam
  4. Immunizations
  5. Acknowledgement of technical standards
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