Preference Factors

Physician Assistant Education Preference Factors

The requirements for admission described in Admission Requirements are minimum requirements for admission. Because admission to the Program is highly competitive, the Program has designated a number of "Preference Factors" for applicants. In considering applicants for admission to the Program, the Admissions Committee will give preference for admission to applicants possessing the following:

The PA program participates in RHOP and KHOP, early admission programs. Up to seven (7) positions in each entering class are reserved for applicants to these programs.

Note: Nebraska Medicine offers a Job Shadowing Program to help applicants attain shadowing hours. Information about this program and an application can be found here: Job Shadowing Program  Shadowing specifically at Nebraska Medicine is not a preference factor for admission.