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Pathologists' Assistant  Master's


What is Pathologists' Assistant at WVU like?


The Pathologists’ Assistant program is an intensive 24-month curriculum, culminating in a master’s degree in Health Science.

The first year is an intense didactic schedule, with some hands-on experience in the Surgical Pathology Gross Room and Autopsy Suite. The second year is clinical practice, with rotations in various medical settings for a wide-ranging experience prior to employment.

Students are required to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution. While the preferred degree backgrounds come from a wide variety of science-based coursework, including Medical Technology, Pre-Professional Biology, and Forensic Science, any degree will be considered, provided the listed prerequisites are included on the transcripts.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own term of admission and application deadline. Applicants can only apply for admission for the term displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Spring: May 31

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What are the requirements to apply for Pathologists' Assistant at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Pathologists' Assistant graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Résumé /CV
  • Letters of Recommendation - Two
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Essay/Writing Sample (Contact a Graduate Program Representative for a Prompt)

Additional application considerations:

Only applications with all completed requirements will be considered for admission

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