Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences Admissions

14728197353_3ef623a8b2_oOur programs have a strong interprofessional and community focus, and will prepare you to work with other disciplines in the delivery of quality patient care.

Our curriculum and learning spaces were developed to create opportunities for students to work together across programs in the classroom, clinical settings, and community outreach projects. We feel we have created truly unique and collaborative learning experiences.

From interprofessional curriculums to a new state-of-the-art health sciences facility and strong community connections, we offer programs that better prepare students for the changing health care environment.

What prospective students say:

“I was impressed with the engaged faculty.”

“My visit experience was very different from what I have seen at other schools”

“I love the idea of the interdisciplinary approach”

“I wanted the Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, and this was the first entry-level doctoral program offered in Virginia”

“The new building offers the latest in learning technology – I think it will help support my learning style”

Admission Checklists

Graduate & Professional Programs:

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) Admissions Requirements

Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program (OTD) Admissions Requirements

Master of Science in Physician Assistant (MSPA) Admissions Requirements

Registered Nurse to Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Admissions Requirements

Undergraduate Programs

Registered Nurse to Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Admissions Requirements

Health Sciences Major Admissions Requirements (Staunton Campus)


Application Deadlines

MSPA: October 1, 2016 (for entry January 2017)

DPT: December 1, 2016 (for entry June 2017)

OTD: January 15, 2017 (for entry June 2017)

RN to BSN: Now accepting applications

Undergraduate health sciences major (Staunton campus): now accepting applications

Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

If you have any questions about our graduate and professional programs or the admissions process, please contact us.


Martha Otegui Modlin, MBA
Assistant Dean


Mindy Beaumont, MEd
Associate Director of Admissions


Cindy Bono, MS
Administrative Assistant for Clinical Education and Admissions

Please contact our undergraduate admissions office for inquiries about the health sciences major.