Application

Application

  • Submit CASPA application
    • All applicants to the Pfeiffer University Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program must apply through the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA).
    • Applicants may start applying to the Pfeiffer University Master of Science Physician Assistant program through CASPA on April 25, 2019 and our deadline for applications to be received through CASPA is September 1, 2019.
    • We will be accepting and reviewing applications on an ongoing basis until the deadline o f September 1, 2019.
    • Click here for CASPA Application Fees.
  • For the inaugural class entering in January 2020
    • CASPA applications may be submitted starting April 2019
      • The Pfeiffer University MS-PAS program is a developing program and has made every effort to create a program that reflects excellence in physician assistant education.
      • The Pfeiffer University MS-PAS program has applied for accreditation - provisional from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The Pfeiffer University MS-PAS program anticipates matriculating its first class of 24 students in January 2020, pending achieving accreditation - provisional status at the September 2019 ARC-PA meeting. (Please see Accreditation Statement)
      • If you choose to apply to the Pfeiffer University MS-PAS program, you understand the program may be denied accreditation after the review process is completed and that there are no refunds should the program fail to gain accreditation.
      • The Pfeiffer University MS-PAS program will be upgraded to a “regular program” in CASPA upon gaining accreditation during the application cycle.
    • Deadline for submission of applications to CASPA is September 1st, 2019
    • Interviews will be conducted October 1st, 2019 through November 15th, 2019 (contingent upon achieving accreditation-provisional status granted by the ARC-PA). See Interview Process below for details.
  • For the class entering in January of 2021
    • CASPA applications may be submitted starting April 2020
    • Deadline for submission of applications to CASPA is September 1st, 2020
    • Qualified candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis April 1st, 2020 through November 1st, 2020 and admission cycles thereafter;
      • Number of students for 2nd cohort – 36
      • Number of students or 3rd cohort – 45
      • Maximum entering class 2023 and thereafter – 45

      See Interview Process below for details.

    Note: CASPA takes no part in the selection of students. 

  • Transcripts/Application updates
    • Transcripts are to be sent to CASPA, not to the Pfeiffer University MS-PAS program.
    • Do not send additional coursework or experience information to the Pfeiffer University MS-PAS program unless such information is specifically requested.