Prospective Students

The Admissions Cycle for the Class of 2022 is now CLOSED.

Please join us at our next information session on the following date:

  • March 26, 2019

This will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and you will have the opportunity to meet current students and faculty. Light refreshments will be served at this event. For those unable to attend our on-site session in Roanoke, we are also proud to offer a Virtual attendance option via our Video conferencing system. Email to register or for more information.

View the event flyer.


Please mark your calendars for the following events:

Application Deadline - Summer/Fall 2019 (Date to be determined)

Onsite Interviews - Fall 2019 (Dates to be determined)

Note: Interview offer emails will be sent out in early November 2019. Personal interviews will be required and no transfer credit will be allowed into the program due to step-lock sequencing.


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us.


The folowing items are due at initial on-site orientation:

  • RU Student Health Records Form
  • Verification of required immunizations
  • CPR certification (American Heart Association)
  • A completed criminal background check release form

Applicants are reminded that a history of criminal charges may affect a graduate’s opportunities to attain state licensure and/or administration of certification exams. Further details will be provided by the department.


Applicants seeking additional information are encouraged to review information on the following websites:


Please visit our PTCAS program page for an overview of our program’s requirements.