Application Process

Applying to the Master of Physician Assistant (MPA) program begins with a review of our Admission Requirements, which are detailed in the MPA Admissions Guidebook

Individuals with broad educational backgrounds, prior health-care experience, and those who are under-represented in the health-care professions are encouraged to apply for admission.

Application Deadlines

It is the applicant’s responsibility to follow up with CASPA and EVMS to make sure all requirements are met and documents received in a timely manner to comply with the published deadlines. 

Please note the following DEADLINES remain in effect for matriculation into the specific classes below:

PA Class Entering: 

January
2018

January
2019

January
2020

CASPA Application
Deadline 
March 1st
2017
March 1st
2018
March 1st
2019
EVMS Supplemental
Application Deadline*
March 1st
2017
March 1st
2018
 March 1st
2019
Graduation May 2020 May 2021  May 2022

*The EVMS Supplemental Application can only be finalized once you complete ALL prerequisite courses and have received an official grade for the courses to self-report.  

NOTE: It is best to apply to our program shortly after you have COMPLETED all eight (8) prerequisite courses and have the final grades listed on your transcript.

Early Application does not guarantee an interview or give the application any advantage. All applications will be considered as if they arrived at the same time. 

Healthcare experience for currently held positions will be assumed to continue through March 1st and will be extrapolated by our Application Review Committee.

Admissions Process Timeline

2017-2018 Cycle

The following dates and timelines are in effect for the 2017-2018 Admissions Application Cycle.  Successful applicants from this application cycle will matriculate in January 2019 and be members of the Class of 2021!
 

CASPA Admissions Cycle Opens April 2017
CASPA Application Due March 1st, 2018
EVMS Supplemental
  Application* Due
March 1st, 2018
Appllications reviewed
  for completeness 
September 2017 – May 2018 
Applications reviewed by
  Application Review Committee    
January – May 2018
Interview Offers made to
  selected applicants 
June 2018
On-campus Interviews July 2018
Offers of Admission extended August 2018
Acceptance of Admission Offer 10 calendar days after offer 
Matriculation & Orientation First week of January 2019
*The EVMS Supplemental Application can only be finalized once you satisfactorily complete ALL prerequisite courses and have received an official grade for the courses to self-report.  
 

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