A: The GCTAS program opens early March and closes at the end of June. Because of the rolling basis of the admissions process, applicants are urged to apply much earlier than the application deadline. Only complete applications will be reviewed until the incoming class is filled. Space is limited.
A: We anticipate accepting up to 25 students in the 2016 GCATS class. Students will be admitted once a year in the spring for fall matriculation.
A: International students are not eligible for GCATS admission
A: You may check the status of your application on the Apply Yourself website (https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=GWUGRAD). Once your application, application fee and other required materials have been received, the GCATS Admissions Committee will review your complete application. You will be notified by email if you are accepted in the program.
A: The minimum undergraduate GPA is 3.0. The MCAT score is not required for application to the GCATS program. If you have taken the MCAT test prior to submitting an application to GCATS, we ask to see how you tested in your personal statement.
A: Yes, it is given its clinically oriented curriculum, which covers the basic medical sciences taught during the first year of the physician assistant program.
A: GRE scores are not required for GCATS admission. However, it is highly recommended that the applicant has already taken his/her GRE. In this case, GRE scores must be indicated on the general application form.
A: Two letters of recommendation, one from a science academic instructor who has taught you and awarded you a letter grade and the other one from someone who has supervised you in a medically relevant field.
A: Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission. They must be mailed to the George Washington University, Office of Graduate Studies, Philips Hall 107, 801 22nd Street N.W. Washington, DC 20052
A: Yes, if you anticipate completing your degree prior to the beginning of the GCATS program.
A: Two semesters beginning in the fall. GCATS students complete the program in time for the June AAMCAS application opening. Part-time students can have up to two years to complete the graduate certificate program.
A: Classes start on August 28, 2017.