PA & Med School Early Assurance

Ohio Dominican offers two opportunities for high-achieving students applying to ODU to earn assured acceptance into either graduate or medical school upon the completion of their undergraduate requirements.

Physician Assistant students run patient simulations in our state of the art lab.

Physician Assistant Early Assurance Program

Start preparing for a rewarding career as a physician assistant from your first day on campus.

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A medical student provides care in a clinical setting.

Med School Early Assurance Program

Earn your bachelor's degree at ODU and Doctor of Osteopathy at OU-HCOM in as few as seven years.

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Early Assurance Program Info Session

ODU faculty and staff recently hosted an information session to answer questions and provide an overview of the benefits of participating in ODU's Physician Assistant Early Assurance or Medical School Early Assurance programs.

Click below to watch a Zoom recording of the info session. The passcode is: w9.k.M01

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Through the Physician Assistant Early Assurance program, ODU guarantees qualified students enrollment to our highly competitive Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program.

Through the Med School Early Assurance Program, earn your bachelor’s degree from ODU, then a D.O. from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) in as few as seven years. We’ll even waive the MCAT!