Elizabethtown College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, possession of a general education development certificate as compared to a high school diploma, or any other legally protected status. This commitment applies but is not limited to decisions made with respect to hiring and promotion, the administration of educational programs and policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other College administered programs. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is strictly forbidden.
The Early Assurance Program with Penn State University College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program is an opportunity for Elizabethtown College students to gain provisional acceptance during their third undergraduate year into the Penn State College of Medicine, Physician Assistant’s Program.
This program gives students the option for matriculation to The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program upon completing a Bachelor’s degree, having maintained competitive grade point average at Elizabethtown College with GRE Test scores, and a successful interview as stipulated by The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.
Students in this program may pursue any major but must complete the required courses listed below. The student must accumulate a minimum GPA of 3.5 in biology, chemistry, and physics courses and a minimum overall GPA of 3.5 by January of his or her junior year of college. Additional requirements exist. For program information and other admissions requirements, contact the Chair of HPAC.