Students admitted to the Gardner-Webb University Department of Physician Assistant Studies are selected because they have demonstrated the potential to complete the entire curriculum to attain the Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree. The curriculum requires demonstrated abilities in (1) observation, (2) communication, (3) motor, (4) intellectual, and (5) behavioral and social skills. These standards are essential prerequisites for entrance, continuation, and graduation from the Program. (Standard A3.13e) It is the applicant’s responsibility to affirm that they meet these technical standards upon entrance to the PA Program. Therefore, if a student has any questions regarding these standards or their ability to meet these standards, the student should contact the program director.