Admissions Requirements and Application Procedures

The core requirements for the RRCC Physician Assistant Program include the following:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Specific program prerequisites
  • 2000 hours of paid healthcare experience

Choose from the following:

Thank you for your interest in the Red Rocks Community College Physician Assistant Program. The 2017 application cycle is now closed. Please see the admissions requirements and application procedures for the 2018 application cycle. Please check the RRCC PA Program homepage for the dates of general information sessions. The faculty provides these sessions for those who need further information regarding admissions.

I am ready to apply to the RRCC PA Program in 2018 or later
(please note new prerequisite requirements)
Use this link for all admissions and prerequisite requirements for 2018 or later application cycles.

I am interested in becoming a PA student at RRCC in the future and I do not have Bachelor's degree.
Use this link as a guide to meet the prerequisite courses, admissions requirements, and completing a bachelor’s degree.

I might want to be a PA.
Use this link to find out more about the physician assistant profession.

I have applied in the past and haven't gotten in. What can I do to improve my application?
Use this link to find out more about the RRCC Physician Assistant Program's application process.